Air Defender 2023 Schleswig-Jagel

Schleswig-Jagel airbase 

Operating Tornado's, IDS and ECR, of TLG51 this was the airbase with the largest contingent of fighers/-bombers. Daily two large waves were flown, during which some aircraft made very large mission durations of 6 hours - others did not return and went overnight at another base. 

Participating aircraft on Schleswig-Jagel were 12 US F16C's of Colorado and South Dakota ANG, 6 A10C's of the Michigan ANG, later exchanged by 6 A10C's of the Maryland ANG, 5 Hungarian Gripens and 3 Turkish F16C's.