On August 13, a Finnish Air Force F/A-18C fighter plane hung a bomb near Russian Defense Minister Shaugus special plane, and then the F/A-18C was expelled by a Su-27 fighter plane hung with live ammunition.
In this regard, NATO said on the 13th that they do not know the identity of the special plane crew.
Finnish Air Force F/A-18C was expelled by Russian Aerospace Army Soviet-27 Tuyuan:
Russian Defense Ministry TV Red Star Television reported on August 14 that Russian Defense Ministry released a set of videos on August 14. On August 13, a Russian air force Su-27 fighter plane expelled a NATO F/A-18C fighter approaching the Russian Defense Ministers special plane while escorting the Russian Defense Minister Shaugus special plane. Machine.
On August 13, after the founding ceremony of the Naval Academy of Nakhimov in Kaliningrad, the Russian enclave, the Minister of Defence Sergei Shaoyou returned to Moscow by special plane. Two Russian air force Su-27 fighter planes escorted Shaoyous special plane.
Source of Su-27 escorting Shaoyigu special plane: Russian Ministry of Defence
The video released by the Russian Ministry of Defence was taken on a special plane in Shaoyigu, where a Finnish Air Force F/A-18C fighter was seen flying close to Shaoyigus special plane.
Subsequently, the F/A-18C was squeezed by the Russian Air Force Su-27 from the starboard side, turning to the left and away from the Russian fleet.
F/A-18C Approaching and Surveillance of Shaoyigu Special Aircraft Map Source: Russian Ministry of Defense
F/A-18C was squeezed by the air force Soviet-27 and expelled from Tuyuan: Russian Ministry of Defense
It is worth mentioning that the Finnish F/A-18C approaching the special aircraft has two Aim-120 medium-range advanced active air-to-air missiles, in addition to two combat bullets, while the Russian Su-27 fighter plane has four R-73 combat bullets.
The F/A-18C fighter plane carries two or two or nearly four air-to-air bombs, which is the typical source of actual combat interception configuration: Russian Ministry of Defense
NATO often follows Shaigus planes, but it has never been so close before.
A similar encounter took place over the Baltic Sea in 2016, when a British Typhoon multi-purpose fighter followed Shaigus aircraft, but the British fighter was quite far away from the Russian Ministers means of transport, about 2 kilometers.
At present, the Russian authorities have not commented on this matter. NATO responded. A NATO official told Tass on Tuesday that NATO fighter planes approached the Russian Defense Minister Shaigus special plane over the Baltic Sea on Tuesday in order to confirm the identity of the plane, which NATO did not know the identity of its personnel.
Source: Observer Network Responsible Editor: Li Zaixing_NBJS9026