Russian Su-35 intercepted a US aircraft, the US Navy said ‘this is dangerous’

WASHINGTON, (BM) – The USA talked about the “dangerous” interception of their aircraft by a Russian Su-35 fighter, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according the press release of the Sixth Fleet of the American Navy.

Read more: A Russia’s Su-35 has intercepted Turkish F-16 over Syrian airspace

“We identified this meeting as unsafe, since the Su-35 maneuvered at high speed with the belly up at a distance of 25 feet,” the message says. It is also noted that as a result of this, the pilots and crew of the American patrol aircraft P-8A Poseidon were at risk.

After meeting with a Russian fighter, the crew of the American aircraft announced a wave of turbulence. The entire interception, according to the Navy, lasted about 42 minutes.

The Sixth Fleet called such actions “irresponsible” and called on Russia to comply with international standards that were set to ensure security and prevent incidents. It is noted that the American “plane did not provoke Russian actions.”

The Russian Defense Ministry has not yet responded to these statements. However, the military department has repeatedly stated that all Russian Airspace Forces flights were and are being carried out in strict accordance with international rules.

Read more: Russia’s fighter jets have intercepted an American spy aircraft over Syria

On April 8, American F-22 fighter jets intercepted two Russian IL-38 anti-submarine aircraft in the Bering Sea region. Russian aircraft entered the Alaska air defense identification zone, but did not violate the airspace.

***

Follow us everywhere and at any time. BulgarianMilitary.com has responsive design and you can open the page from any computer, mobile devices or web browsers. For more up-to-date news from us, follow our YouTube, Reddit, LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook pages. Do not miss the chance to subscribe to our newsletter. Subscribe and read our stories in News360App in AppStore or GooglePlay or in FeedlyApp in AppStore or GooglePlay

Subscribe to Google News

>>Be a reporter: Write and send your article.<<

BulgarianMilitary.com
Editorial team

DO YOU EVALUATE OUR REPORTING? WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT.

Dear reader,

BulgarianMilitary.com continues to be an objective and expert source of information in defense industry, military-political relations and military conflicts around the world.

Now more than ever, we need free and independent journalism. We believe that information shouldn't be behind a paid wall and we will continue to commit to keeping it free.

We know that our readers appreciate the content of BulgarianMilitary.com. In the last year, the indicators on our page have doubled. At the same time, the support of readers in the form of recurring monthly financial contributions provides continuous support for our work, which allows us to innovate.

We are more confident than ever in our role bridging media, policy, and the public. We thank you for your support.

Your recurring monthly financial contributions help us innovate for the future. Please, consider making a recurring contribution to BulgarianMilitary.com.
Comments
Loading...