American aircraft conducted reconnaissance at the borders of the Crimea and the Krasnodar territory, and also over the Donbass, from the data resource PlaneRadar.
at 06: 05 MSK drone RQ-4B-40 Global Hawk, tail number and call sign 11-2048 FORTE10 took off from an air base NATO Sigonella in Sicily.
The drone crossed the airspace of Greece, Bulgaria and Romania and in eleven: fifteen GMT embarked on a reconnaissance flight along the demarcation line in the Donbass. Camera for nearly six hours cruised over the South-East of Ukraine and several times flew over the specified territory.
then, Global Hawk has moved into the airspace over the Black sea and began gathering intelligence from the borders of Crimea.
in addition, at 17: 20 GMT from Italian landfill rose in the sky patrol anti-submarine aircraft P-8A Poseidon of the U.S. Navy with the hull number and call sign 168997 PS231. Several times he circled the black sea coast of Crimea at the height of About six kilometers. Two hours later, Boeing went to the territory of Novorossiysk.
over the past period, the activity of foreign reconnaissance aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles at the borders of Russia and the Russian military facilities abroad has grown. They occasionally notice in the area of the Crimea and the Krasnodar region, the Baltic sea and Russian bases in the Syrian Arab Republic. So, yesterday radionuclidic USAF Boeing RC-135V cruised off the coast of Crimea.
In just the past year, units of radio-technical troops of HQs found and escorted over 980 thousand aircraft. About three thousand of them - foreign military aircraft, of which more than 1000 - reconnaissance aircraft. This duty forces were set in readiness number one more than 4 thousand times.