US drone scouted in the Crimea, Kuban and Kerch Strait
Moscow. January 7. INTERFAX.RU — Strategic unmanned aerial vehicle U.S. air force RQ-4B Global Hawk on Monday carried out a reconnaissance flight hours along the black sea coast of Russia, from the monitoring data, the Western aviation assets.
American heavy drone taking off from Sigonella airbase on the Italian island of Sicily, for more than three hours cruising off the coast of the Crimea and Kuban. During the job he also made several passes to the South of Kerch Strait. Near Sevastopol drone approaching the coast of the Peninsula at a distance of about 33 km of sea border of Russia he did not break.
Before approaching the black sea coast of Russia in the Crimea drone for about seven hours led the exploration along the demarcation line in the Donbass, while in Kiev-controlled airspace.
The drone is capable of exploring hundreds of kilometers deep into enemy territory, no less than eight times were approaching at a distance of about 45-60 km to the Russian border, particularly in the area of Belgorod, Voronezh and Rostov regions.