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Operation "Northern Falcon” was a joint Ukrainian-Danish operation transporting fuel from Thule US Air Force Base to the Nord Danish Polar Station  that utilized the Ukrainian Air Force military transport aircraft IL-76MD. 

In 2019, the operation provided fuel transportation to Greenland. 

Ukrainian military pilots performed operations in challenging Arctic climatic conditions - where air temperatures dip to -50 °C with wind speeds  of 15-20m/sec - and did it without the benefit of ground-based radio navigation support or alternate airfields.