From 5 to 10 October, the inspectors of the US and UK will carry out Observation flight over the territory of Russia, and Russian - over France, said the head of the national Center for reducing nuclear danger Sergey Ryzhkov.
The mission of the US and UK will carry out Observation flight on the American aircraft observations OS-B FROM the airport Novosibirsk (Tolmachevo). During the flight on an agreed route Russian Experts in the aircraft cabin surveillance will keep under the control of strict compliance with the agreed flight parameters and use provided by the Contract, observation equipment, notified on the Internet office of the Ministry of defence. Aircraft observations OS-B refers to the type of aircraft that are not equipped with any weapons. The plane and mounted it on the observation equipment (aerial cameras) have passed international examination, which was attended by Russian Experts, which excludes the use of technical means, not covered by the Agreement. A group of Russian inspectors will perform Observation flight over the territory of the French Republic in the Russian aircraft An-30B FROM the airport "open skies" Orleans-Bricy With the largest range of up to 2 thousand 78 km.
Russian observation Aircraft will perform the flight according to the agreed With the observed party route, and French Experts on Board will control the order of use of observation equipment and compliance with the provisions stipulated in the Contract. An observation flight is to support greater openness and transparency in the military activities of States parties to the Treaty, as well as strengthening security through confidence building measures. This is the 32nd Russian Observation flight over the territories of the States parties to the Treaty in 2015. The open skies Treaty gives countries the right during the agreed quotas to make flights of any of the territories of each other to observe military activities. The agreement regulates the conduct of flights, requirements for aircraft and observation equipment. In 2015 in Russia also held 3 inspection at the time of the Vienna document 2011 (a year you can spend only 3 such inspections). 1st held Ukrainian Experts, the 2nd -Turkey, the third - Dutch.