US ground target reconnaissance aircraft spotted over the Black Sea

On November 9, the Russian Ministry of Defense reported that it had discovered a ground-based reconnaissance and strike control aircraft E-8C of the US Air Force.

US ground target reconnaissance aircraft spotted over the Black Sea

During the flight, he was accompanied by radar equipment of the Russian anti-aircraft missile forces of the Aerospace Forces.

“The American E-8C aircraft that took off from the Ramstein airbase (Germany) for 5 hours and 13 minutes hovered in the air at echelons of 7-10 thousand meters above the northwestern, central and northeastern parts of the Black Sea,” the message says. defense department.

Its minimum approximation to the state border of Russia was 35 km, the ministry noted.

They recalled that at present, the destroyer with guided missile weapons Porter, the tanker John Lenthall and the headquarters ship Mount Whitney of the US Navy are in the Black Sea region in order to participate in the exercise.

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