Posted on 10/09/2016 by AviaSeller Tem
The Pentagon has sent to the Russian border for a third day, reconnaissance aircraft, according to RNS.
In the Wake of two anti-submarine patrol aircraft of the US Navy P-8A Poseidon from air force base Sigonella in Sicily to the Crimean coast flew strategic reconnaissance plane of the U.S. air force RC-135U. He took off from the Greek base Souda Bay in Crete, the report said.
It is noted that in the last days of American aviation activity has grown substantially. The publication connects this with the ongoing in the South of Russia exercises “Caucasus-2016”.
September 8, 2016, just four reconnaissance aircraft of the air force and the U.S. Navy, including strategic RC-135 and patrol P-8A Poseidon, flew to the Russian shores. On 7 September there were three reconnaissance mission, and on 6 September two.
8 Sep one of the patrol aircraft of the US Navy P-8A Poseidon approached the main base of the Russian black sea fleet in Sevastopol less than 70 km away. the Plane was forced out of Russian airspace by two su-27 fighters.