On Monday Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia of sending three military convoys over the border into the separatist-controlled east.
The US fighter jets will train alongside Eurofighter as well as with other NATO aircraft. Meanwhile Russia’s military activity continues to be of great concern among the NATO allies.
US to deploy the F-22 fighter jets to Europe as part of the ‘European Reassurance Initiative’ this is according to Airforce Secretary Deborah James.
While speaking about the deployment on Monday 24th August 2015, James did not disclose full details about the specific number of planes, date or location of deployment for security reasons.
The US deployment of the F-22 deployment is seen as way to assuage the growing concerns among the NATO allies about the Russian military aggression.
The US Air Force has been using F-22 fighter jets in its strikes against Islamic State, the first real combat air strikes by the aircraft.