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If anything, this minor incident proved that NATO was not ready to confront the Russians in the Baltic region. In the screenshot above two RAF Typhoons (blue icons) equipped with Litening III EF Pods had scrambled from the Siauliai Airbase in Lithuania and intercepted a Russian Tarantul class missile corvette. This corvette went unaccounted for three hours, after departing from the Baltiysk Naval Base (red square in the bottom part of the screenshot) in Kaliningrad.
The Russian naval activity, although not unusual or particularly provoking, worried NATO commanders given the current events in the west of Latvia.