FSI Russian for a week intercepted at the border 14 reconnaissance aircraft
Russia’s armed forces in a week 14 times flew to intercept foreign military aircraft. This was reported in the publication in the newspaper “Red star”.
At the borders of Russia was recorded 23 reconnaissance flight. 10 of these missions made the U.S. air force, four from Norway, three in Sweden, two — Britain and France, one in Portugal and Japan.
Was carried out air patrols with long range aircraft of the Baltic sea. It was attended by two Tu-160, one A-50 and six su-27.
Made one observation flight of the joint mission of Italy and the United States over Russian territory. The observation flight of Russian experts over the territories of great Britain and the United States. An observation flight of the joint mission of the United States and Ukraine over the territory of Russia on the American plane cancelled due to a malfunction of the aircraft.
June 21 over the Baltic sea two Polish fighter tried to escort the Tu-154 Russian defense Minister Sergei Shoigu headed to Kaliningrad, however, according to the Russian side, was “driven away” maneuver one of the su-27 escorts.