Tactical Weapon Meet at Florennes AB/Belgium 2017
The Tactical Weapon Meet was organized by the 1st Squadron of the Belgium Air Force. Nowadays, the 1st Squadron is part of the 2nd Wing and based at Florennes, in the Ardennes in the south of Belgium.
The Squadron celebrates its 100th anniversary this year and the Tactical Weapon Meet was part of all the celebrations which it organized. The TWM 2017 lasted two weeks, and included different Air Defense Fighters from Europe. Participants flew together or against each other in various missions, and on the 15th of June it organized a Spotters Day, drawing over 700 enthusiasts who attended the event.
Participants of TWM 2017
Belgium, Lockheed Martin F-16AM/BM, 10W
France, Dassault Mirage 2000-5F, EC2
Grecce, McDonnell Douglas F-4E, 338 Mira
Italy, Eurofighter F-2000A, 4° Stormo 9° Gruppo
Poland, MIG-29A, 23.BLT (1.elt)
Spain, Eurofighter EF2000, ALA 11
UK, BAE Hawk T1A, 100 Squadron
Confirmed Italian Air Force and Spanish Air Force Eurofighters, Hellenic Air Force F-4E Phantoms, Polish Air Force Mig-29s, RAF Hawks, French Air Force Mirage 2000s, Belgian A-109 and C-130H as well as home-based F-16s.