US UAV conducted reconnaissance near Crimean borders

MOSCOW, (BM) – The American strategic drone conducted reconnaissance off the Crimean borders, the monitoring resource PlaneRadar reports, learned

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The U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle took off from a NATO air base on the island of Sicily, monitored the demarcation line in the Donbass, and then embarked on a reconnaissance flight along the Black Sea coast of Russia.

Foreign aircraft regularly conduct reconnaissance near the borders of Russia. They are often seen in the Crimea and the Krasnodar Territory, over the Baltic Sea and near Russian bases in Syria.

The Department of Defense has repeatedly called on the US command to stop such intelligence operations, but the Pentagon refuses to do so.

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RQ-4 Global Hawk is an American strategic reconnaissance UAV. Developed by a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman. The first drone of this type began combat missions in March 2006.

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Source: RIA Novosti