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Friday, March 23, 2018

Russian fighter jets intercepted 14 times foreign spy planes during the week

14 times intercepted the Russian border foreign reconnaissance aircraft pilots videoconferencing for the week. The interceptions were carried out by aircraft rescue forces, air defense su-27 and MiG-31. In total for the week were 23 flying reconnaissance aircraft near the borders of Russia.

photo: Gennady Cherkasov

According to the newspaper of the Russian Ministry of defense Krasnaya Zvezda, the Russian pilots videoconferencing for the week was made by 14 interceptions a foreign reconnaissance aircraft on the borders of Russia. The interception was carried out by fighters on duty of air defense forces, the MiG — 31 and su-27.

In total for the week at the Russian border were 23 flight of foreign reconnaissance aircraft, the newspaper said. 10 flights were made by American reconnaissance aircraft, the Norwegian P-3C Orion flew to our borders four times, the aircraft “Gulfstream” rose from the airfields of Sweden three times. British and French aircraft flew to the Russian border twice.

Marked the reconnaissance flights of aircraft of the Portuguese and Japan.

As reports the edition, the Russian strategic missile carriers Tu-160 for twice a week patrolling the Baltic sea. Patrol participated the su-27 aircraft airborne warning and control A-50.


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