During the NTM 2009 opening ceremony, Maj. name removed declared the NATO Tiger Meet opened.
Today most of the participants arrived at Kleine Brogel Airbase. After they checked in all were briefed in 3 large briefings about the operational and safety aspects of the NATO Tiger Meet.

31sqn The 2009 NTM host has today, 5 day's before the start of the Tiger meet unveiled their new specially painted aircraft

The German AF 51st Reconnaissance Wing (AG51 "I") celebrates it's 50th anniversary on Saturday 11 July 2009, however this anniversary will have a bitter after-taste, with the upcoming disbandment of the 2nd staffel.

335 Mira, Tigers based at Araxos, Greece, are currently changing their A-7E aircraft for F-16 Block 52+ aircraft.
The first four F-16 Block 52+ from the Peace Xenia IV program have arrived at Araxos AB, Greece in May 2009.
Conversion of the squadron in order to receive their new jet already started in 2008.

The Hungarian Air Force confirmed participation of 59/1 Puma Squadron for NTM 2009
It is the first time the Hungarian Air Force sends 3 Gripen aircraft to a NATO Tiger Meet.

From 21 - 24th of April the Tigers gathered at Kleine Brogel for the NATO Tiger Meet 2009 MPC
Following to the Initial Planning Conference (24 - 26 November), all participating Tiger Squadrons to the 2009 NATO Tiger Meet were very satisfied after the Main Planning Conference at Kleine Brogel (21 - 24 April),

The Royal Netherlands Air force's F-16 display demonstration team is still hosted at 313 SQN.

Early in the morning of last Tuesday 20-Jan-09, three members of the Spanish Air Force 142 Tiger Squadron lost their lives

From the 24th till 26th of November the Initial Planning Conference for NATO Tiger Meet 2009 takes place at Kleine Brogel Airbase
The IPC will bring together the main players of NTM '09 and will focus on the operational aspects. Also a extended site survey is planned.

On November 28th, 313 squadron ‘scherpgetand’ will celebrate it’s 55th anniversary.
Formed in 1953 as a jet training squadron. It wasn't until 1986 that 313 became an operational combat squadron.

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