LUXEMBOURG - From 15 to 25 October, the Multinational MRTT Unit (MMU) is participating in exercise EART 2021 alongside with NATO Allies France and Spain. The European Air Transport Command (EATC) leads the exercise at Lanzarote Air Base (Spain), organised in combination with the Spanish fighter exercise Ocean Sky, operating from Gando Air Base in Gran Canaria.
The A330 MRTT departed from its Forward Operating Base in Cologne directed via Eindhoven to Lanzarote on 15 October. A total of 32 MMU members participate in the exercise, including pilots, Air-to-Air Refuelling Operators, cabin attendants and maintenance personnel. The crew is using the deployment to continue training, taking advantage of the various missions that the unit will perform during the days of the exercise.