Tag: RC-135U Combat Sent

Moscow Says U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon was heading at a high rate of speed towards Russian airspace before Su-30 intercept
According to Russian media accounts the Poseidon was approaching the Russian coastline at a high rate of speed and only changed course after being intercepted by the Su-30 As we have already explained the Pentagon complained that a Russian Su-30 fighter jet had carried out an unsafe intercept of a U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon on Nov. 25 over the Black...
Russian Su-30 fighter jet makes unsafe intercept of U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft
The Su-30 crossed P-8 flight path from right to left with its afterburners engaged. The maritime patrol aircraft had no way of avoiding its jet wash and experienced a 15-degree roll and violent turbulence. The Pentagon complained that a Russian Su-30 fighter jet had carried out an unsafe intercept of a U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon on Nov. 25 over the Black...
"U.S. spy planes often fly at 10-15 km from Russia's south border" Russian official says
RQ-4 Global Hawk drones along with RC-135 and P-8A Poseidon spy planes approach the southern Russian border at 10-15 km distance According to Lieutenant-General Viktor Sevostyanov, Commander of the 4th Air Force and Air Defense Army of Russia’s Southern Military District, U.S. spy planes often fly very close to the Russian border during their flights over the Black Sea. In fact...
There have been more than 35 encounters between U.S. and Russian jets and warships in the Baltic Sea, but this one has been classified as "unsafe" by U.S. officials As we have recently reported on Jun 19, 2017 an armed Russian Su-27 Flanker fighter jet “buzzed” a U.S. Air Force (USAF) RC-135U Combat Sent reconnaissance aircraft in the skies over...
The Su-27 fighter jet approached the RC-135U recon jet “rapidly,” and came within five feet of the American aircraft According to American Military News, U.S. officials have told Fox News that an armed Russian fighter jet “buzzed” a U.S. Air Force (USAF) RC-135U Combat Sent reconnaissance aircraft on Jun 19, 2017 in the Baltic Sea. The accident happened just one day...