U.S. military aircraft conducted a reconnaissance near the Crimea
Moscow. 2 Dec. INTERFAX.RU Patrol anti-submarine aircraft of the naval forces (Navy), United States on Saturday, made a reconnaissance flight near the Russian border on the Black sea, from the monitoring data, the Western aviation assets.
According to their information, the plane, the US Navy’s P-8A Poseidon tail number and call sign 168437 PS026 taking off from Sigonella airbase on the Italian island of Sicily, within a few hours cruised in the area to the South-West of Sevastopol.
The route of its flight to the Russian borders on the Black sea after the flight from Italy took place over Greece and Bulgaria.
This week was also recorded the flights of American reconnaissance near the Russian borders in the South of the Baltic sea. So, on Thursday and Friday, strategic reconnaissance aircraft, the U.S. air force RC-135W tail number 62-4134, rising from the Mildenhall airbase in the UK, have committed many hours of flights near the land and Maritime borders of the Kaliningrad region.
In addition, on November 30 the strategic unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) USAF RQ-4A Global Hawk taking off from an airbase in Sicily, undertook an unprecedented, more than a 12-hour reconnaissance flight near the border of the Leningrad and Pskov regions.