Exclusive shots: Deep freeze at Payerne

Swiss Air Force patrols Davos summit in dreadful conditions

The Swiss Air Force has been central to the Air Policing mission for the current World Economic Forum summit in Davos.

This exclusive set of images from Rich Cooper shows Swiss F/A-18C Hornets and F-5E Tiger IIs operating from their home base at Payerne in treacherous conditions this week.

Despite heavy snow and low clouds the fighters made their combat air patrol slots to provide top cover for the high level conference.

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