More than 2,000 soldiers from the three armies will participate in the ‘Eagle Eye 21-01’ in the Canary Islands
The objective of this operation is to ensure the coordination of all capacities and the efficiency of the national Aerospace Defense System
The Cabildo de Lanzarote informs that, during this week and until Friday, April 23, more than 2,000 soldiers from the Air Force, the Army and the Navy will participate in the ‘Eagle Eye 21-01’ in the Canary Islands.
It is an action that is carried out periodically and rotating in different areas of the peninsula and archipelagos in order to enhance the defense of the airspace of sovereignty and national interest.
In this sense, the objective of the ‘Eagle Eye 21-01’ activation is to ensure the coordination of all the capacities and the efficiency of the national Aerospace Defense System, maximizing the training of the units to guarantee the surveillance and aerospace defense of the national territory. . To achieve this, it has the contribution of different land, naval and air resources assigned to the Aerospace Operational Command (MOA), which will carry out activities in order to combine synergies, improve integration and maximize the operational performance of the participating units.
During these days, the people of Lanzarote will perceive the presence of six military combat aircraft, which will carry out about six takeoffs a day, the last being approximately at around midnight. Due to the current global pandemic situation, a series of restrictions and limitations have been established so that this mission can be carried out with the least possible operational impact.