Russia under surveillance – active air reconnaissance of NATO aircraft near Russian borders
MOSCOW, (BM) – Today, March 30, the Russian borders in the Baltic and the Black Sea are under the scrutiny of several reconnaissance aircraft of the USA, Sweden and Norway, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing EurAsia Daily.
In the Black Sea, off the coast of Crimea, two American reconnaissance vehicles are already working early in the morning – the RC-135 strategic reconnaissance aircraft and the RQ-4B-40 UAV.
“The completeness of the overall picture near the air borders of the Russian Federation, in addition to the US Air Force aviation reconnaissance component operating in the Black Sea, is created by two air reconnaissance aircraft — the US RC-12X electronic reconnaissance aircraft, the Swedish Air Force electronic reconnaissance aircraft and the coastal patrol — using their flights to the Baltic Sea near the Kaliningrad Region the Norwegian Air Force P-3C Orion aircraft, which has recently advanced into the training ranges of the Northern Fleet forces,” say the experts of the Operation Line.
BulgarianMilitary.com recalls that Russian President Vladimir Putin has repeatedly emphasized that military activity of the North Atlantic Alliance is growing at the borders of Russia every year – the block’s land and sea groups are expanding, the membership of NATO member countries is expanding, and the United States global missile defense system is being deployed.
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