British, Swiss, NATO Air Forces’ planes fly up to Russian border

Source : 112 Ukraine

The aircrafts flew in the south of the Baltic Sea to perform operational tasks
10:42, 20 April 2017

The reconnaissance aircraft of British, NATO and Swedish Air Forces made flights to Russia's borders in the south of the Baltic Sea on Wednesday, April 19, to perform operational tasks.

This was reported by the Interfax agency with reference to information of western sites that track military aviation movements.

In particular, a long-lasting reconnaissance along the coast of the Kaliningrad region was carried out by the RC-135W aircraft of the British Royal Air Force which flew from the Waddington airbase in England.

Meanwhile, the NATO E-3A AWACS long-range radar detection and control aircraft flew from the NATO airbase of Geilenkirchen in Germany. He flew in the airspace of Poland to the south-west of the Kaliningrad region, observing Russian territory, the report says.

Related: Russia to deploy anti-aircraft missile systems in occupied Crimea

It is noted that earlier the Baltic Sea Air Force reconnaissance aircraft Gulfstream 4 approached Kaliningrad region. He flew from the Malmen airbase located near the town of Linköping.

Earlier it was reported that Russia plans to deploy another regiment of anti-aircraft missiles S-400 in Crimea. It will be deployed in the second half of 2017 in the western part of the peninsula.

Related: Russia attacked Ukrainian Navy aircraft near Odesa

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