Response to provocation: Russian warplanes intercepted US warplanes on the East-West border

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 Response to provocation: Russian warplanes intercepted US warplanes on the East-West border


On August 9, Russias air defense system in the neutral waters of the Black Sea detected an air target approaching Russian territory, the Russian Ministry of Defense said in the report. In order to intercept the target, a Su-27 fighter from the air defense unit of the southern military region took off and took off. The crew of the Russian fighter plane approached the air target at a safe distance and identified it as the ep-3e radio reconnaissance aircraft of the US Navy.

Su-27 fighter intercepts US reconnaissance aircraft

After the U.S. reconnaissance plane turned from the Russian border, the Russian fighter plane safely returned to its own airport. The Russian army stressed that the entire flight of the Russian Su-27 fighter plane was carried out in strict accordance with the rules for the use of international airspace. The US reconnaissance plane did not violate the Russian border.

Recently, the U.S. military has frequently sent planes to carry out close in reconnaissance and deterrence flight activities against Russia. In addition, according to the satellite news agency on August 7, the Russian Ministry of Defense announced that three Russian Su-35 fighter planes successively took off, intercepting and accompanying us strategic bombers over the sea of Okhotsk.

In the news, the Russian army said: three Su-35 fighters of the air defense forces of the eastern Russian military region, which are on combat readiness duty, have taken off in turn to intercept, verify and accompany each other. After identification, the sea air target of Okhotsk is a US Air Force B-1B strategic bomber . After the U.S. aircraft flew away from the Russian border, the Russian fighter plane returned to the resident airport.

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