The Pentagon showed footage of the interception of aircraft of the U.S. air force Russian su-27
The actions of the pilot of the Russian su-27, the U.S. side recognized safe.
Moscow. June 10. INTERFAX.RU — the Pentagon showed footage of the interception of strategic bombers of the U.S. air force Russian su-27 in the sky over the Baltic sea. Photos posted on Twitter of the us military.
The Pentagon said that the interception was carried out the day before, when American planes were flying as part of exercise BALTOPS. The actions of the pilot of the Russian fighter was declared safe.
#Photobomb! A #Russian Su-27 Flanker got into our shot ? during a #BALTOPS sortie over the #BalticSea today. The intercept was deemed safe. pic.twitter.com/SMwGfE2QYr
— U. S. Dept of Defense (@DeptofDefense) June 9, 2017
Yesterday it was reported that the strategic air force bomber capable of carrying nuclear weapons, carries out flight near the coast of the Kaliningrad region. On the morning of June 9 in the Fairford airbase in the UK to complete the task in the Baltic sea in the framework of the ongoing exercises there flew three American strategic bomber, including two In-1 In and one-52N.
To intercept American military aircraft over the Baltic sea from an air base in Kaliningrad region flew the Russian su-27. However, it was not specified, the to intercept what American aircraft he flew — In-1 or В52Н.
As reported, on Tuesday, June 6, the Russian su-27 fighter intercepted over the Baltic sea and accompanied the American strategic bomber B-52H, which carried out the flight on the border of the Kaliningrad region.