Tag: EP-3E Aries II

Argentina Buys Four Surplus US Navy P-3C Orion Maritime Patrol Aircraft
The surplus US Navy P-3C Orion aircraft will replace the six P-3Bs Argentina received between 1997 and 1999, of which none are operational. On Sep. 27, 2019, Argentina's Minister of Defense, Oscar Aguad, announced that the Comando de Aviación Naval (CAN, Argentina Naval Aviation Command) procured four Lockheed P-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft...
"Russian Su-27 performs safe but unprofessional intercept of U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon," officials say
During the encounter, that lasted about nine minutes, the Su-27 came within about 20 feet of the Poseidon On May 2, 2018 a Russian Su-27 Flanker fighter jet performed an "unprofessional" intercept of a U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon surveillance plane while it was flying in international airspace over the Baltic Sea, two defense officials told CNN. According one of the officials...
"The video shows the Russian Su-27 intercepting the EP-3 from a very close position, at the same altitude, and with an estimated wingtip-to-wingtip horizontal separation as little as five feet at times,” U.S. Navy Capt. Bill Ellis, commander of Task Force 67 As we have recently reported on Jan. 29, 2018 a U.S. Navy EP-3E Aries II surveillance aircraft was...
Russian Su-27 fighter comes within 5 feet from U.S. Navy EP-3E over the Black Sea
The EP-3E Aries II curtailed its mission and returned to base According to USNI News on Jan. 29, 2018 a U.S. Navy EP-3E Aries II surveillance aircraft was intercepted at close range by a Russian Sukhoi Su-27 fighter over the Black Sea. In fact as first reported by the CNN the Su-27 came within 5 feet from the EP-3E. The fighter...

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