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NTM2008

Swiss 11 Staffel wins Silver Tiger

Swiss 11 Staffel lead by their CO Major Daniel “Stampa” Staempfli was awarded the Silver Tiger during the end of NATO TIGER MEET 2008. It is the second time that the Staffel wins the Silver Tiger. The Silver Tiger is awarded to the squadron that has...

Tigers over Mont Sint-Michel

Tourists visiting the Mont Sint-Michel might have looked surprised when they saw our Tiger formation passing by. It seems to become a tradition since last year. Also this year the Tigers made some time to do formation flying with all special painted...

Ala 15 became full member of the NTA

In the early days of exercise Ocean Tiger Ala 15 was granted full membership of NTA. After their first participation during the NATO Tiger Meet at Albacete the squadron immediately asked to become a probationary member of NTA. With a second in Ørland...

Tigger at Ocean Tiger

During the NATO Tiger Meet at Landivisiau a very small crew member is spotted flying along with several types of aircraft. Tigger, the little mascot of the 31 squadron crew chiefs has travelled all over the world. Nevertheless he got home back in...

6 Pilots and 2 technicians

With 6 pilots and only 2 technicians, the Austrian JTTR squadron is the smallest crew attending Ocean Tiger. The Austrian JTTR squadron has been visiting the NATO Tiger Meet as observers several times in the past years. Because of their regular...

Superb Markings

The host of this years Tiger Meet painted no less than 2 SEM's in superb Tiger markings. However they were not alone! Most other squadrons also brought superbly marked aircraft to exercise Ocean Tiger. Along them a superbly painted Rafale from EC. 05...

Ocean Tiger is GO!

Since most European air bases are closed during the weekend, many Tiger Squadrons already departed to BAN Landivisiau on Friday. With the Tiger Meet starting on a Sunday many squadrons already had to depart their home bases on Friday. This was to...

Tiger Keepers keep them going

Many pilots and aircraft do attend the Tiger Meet each year. However, an even bigger group of crew chiefs, technical specialist and OPS assistants are making sure the pilots can do their job. Modern day aircraft are full of sophisticated technology...

First Tiger Meet mission flown

Monday 23rd of June the first mission of the NATO Tiger Meet was flown in the afternoon. The first take-off was performed by 2 superbly painted SEM's from Flottille 11F. After the morning briefings explaining the guidelines of exercise Ocean Tiger...