Budapest, May 27 (MTI) – Hungary was represented by five Gripens and fifty officers in a military exercise dubbed NATO Tiger Meet 2016 in Spain, the defence ministry said on Friday.

The 55th NATO Tiger Meet involved nearly 1,000 soldiers from fifteen countries near Zaragoza between May 16 and 27.

The Hungarians flew 62 hours and took off fifty times, the statement said.


Hungary’s MH 59 Szentgyörgyi Dezső Air Base Puma fighter jet unit has been a full member of the NATO Tiger Alliance since 2014.

Of the five Hungarian Gripens three landed in Kecskemét on Friday at noon.

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