NATO planes conducted reconnaissance along the borders of the Kaliningrad region

NATO exercises Baltops-2020 in the Baltic. Against this background, five U.S. military aircraft and the French Air Force early warning and control aircraft made many hours of reconnaissance flights on Russian borders on Friday.

NATO planes conducted reconnaissance along the borders of the Kaliningrad region

The US Air Force RC-135W took off from the Mildenhall airbase in the UK and flew for several hours along the border of the Kaliningrad Region in the Polish airspace and over the Baltic Sea.

Together, two US Army Beechcraft RC-12X Guardrail tactical electronic intelligence aircraft flew from Šiauliai in Lithuania and flew along the north and northeast of the Kaliningrad Region in Lithuanian airspace 40 km from the border with the Russian Federation.

To the west of the Kaliningrad Region, a US Navy P-8A Poseidon patrol anti-submarine aircraft flew.
In addition, in the airspace of Poland south-west of the Kaliningrad region, standing in a circle, the French Air Force E-3CF Sentry AWACS long-range radar detection and control aircraft was parading for a long time.

Later, a U-2S high-altitude U.S. reconnaissance aircraft was seen flying over the Baltic Sea, heading toward the sea border of the Russian Federation.

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