In an exhilarating display of military prowess, our Headline cameraman, Jeroen, embarked on a captivating journey to film the NATO Air Defender Exercises held in Germany, the largest ever air exercises held by NATO.
The exercise, primarily focused on mid-air refueling of tanking planes, brought together an impressive fleet of over two hundred aircraft, showcasing the intricate coordination and expertise of NATO's air defense forces.
NATO members from across the globe united their forces to simulate real-world scenarios and strengthen their interoperability. Jeroen filmed the airplanes in action and also the press statement of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, this all for YLE, the Finnisch broadcaster
It was evident that these exercises were not merely a display of military might, but a tangible manifestation of the bonds forged by NATO's commitment to collective defense.
Watch the video to see some behind the scenes shots of a casual news shooting day: