US military aircraft to reconnoiter the situation at the borders of the Russian Federation on the Baltic sea
Moscow. May 3. INTERFAX.RU — Two U.S. warplanes on Wednesday carried out another reconnaissance flights on the borders of the Kaliningrad region. This is evidenced by data from Western sites, tracking movement of military aviation.
According to them, the patrol anti-submarine aircraft of the US Navy P-8A Poseidon tail number and call sign 168762 TALON83 taking off from Ramstein air base in Germany, three hours was a reconnaissance marine borders of the Kaliningrad region, performing a flight along the coast at a height of 4.5 thousand meters. In some moments the American plane was approaching the Russian coast at a distance of 35-40 km.
At the same time on Wednesday, strategic reconnaissance aircraft, the U.S. air force RC-135W tail number and call sign 62-4139 VELVA58, rising from the air base Mildenhall in the UK flew at a height of 9.6 thousand meters to the West of the Kaliningrad region on the Baltic sea.
On Monday, the aircraft also spent many hours of exploration at the Russian borders in the South of the Baltic sea. According to Western aviation sites, the interception was raised Russian su-27 fighters. In addition, on Monday the patrol anti-submarine aircraft of the US Navy P-8A Poseidon tail number 168756, taking off from Sigonella airbase in Sicily, was involved in exploration off the coast of the Crimea.
Over the past year dramatically increased the intensity of the flights of American reconnaissance aircraft near the Russian borders, particularly in the Baltic and near the coast of the Crimea, Russian bases in Syria and the areas of deployment of combat ships of the Russian Navy in the Eastern Mediterranean. Recorded almost daily up to two to three and more such flights.