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RAF Typhoon fighter jets have taken off from a regular road in a drill to test if they can outmanoeuvre the enemy.
Two frontline jets took off and landed on the single lane road in Tervo, Finland, on Wednesday.
The strip is usually used for normal road traffic but had been designed for an emergency landing to sustain aircraft activity.
Vladimir Putin declaring war on Ukraine in a show of 'Russian aggression' in Eastern Europe was one of the reasons given for the test as it shows the 'need to be able to disperse our aircraft and be more unpredictable'.
The RAF is currently focusing on ways to outmanoeuvre an adversary, to survive an attack, disperse to remote locations and continue operating with minimal support.
Two frontline jets took off and landed on the single lane road in Tervo, Finland. The Typhoons were operating out of Rissala Air Base and Tervo Road Base
The strip is usually used for normal road traffic but had been designed for an emergency landing to sustain aircraft activity
It was the first time RAF jets have flown during the Finnish Air Force's annual flying training, Exercise Baana.
The Officer Commanding of 41 Test and Evaluation Squadron was one of the two pilots to take part.
He said: 'This is an opportunity to work with one of our newest read more from dailymail.....