Strategic electronic reconnaissance aircraft, prinadlezhashie U.S. air force, held a three-hour radio reconnaissance operation near the borders of the Kaliningrad region in the Baltic States. This is evidenced by information portals that track the movement of military aircraft.
We are talking about aircraft RC-135W tail number and call sign 62-4138 DERN40, which took off from an air base Mildenhall in the UK and headed toward the Netherlands, Germany, Poland and the Baltic sea coast, where he performed the c of the South-West approach with operational mission to Kaliningrad region.
The plane was at an altitude of 9.4 km, the maximum close to the borders of Russia amounted to about 60 km.
According to the Agency “Interfax”, it is this plane that recently often does reconnaissance flights near the Russian borders in the South of the Baltic sea.
American military aircraft modification RC-135W designed to intercept, recording and analysis of radio, disclosure of deployment of the armed forces and other strategic objectives.
Flights military reconnaissance planes near the Russian borders in the Baltic States are fixed devices for tracking the movement of aircraft. Also the intensity of flights has increased near the coast okulirovannyh by Russia of the Crimea and the Russian bases in Syria.
We will remind, Russia has moved tactical missile complexes “Iskander” in the Kaliningrad oblast, the Russian enclave located between Poland and Lithuania.
In response to the movement of Russian missile systems of the United States said that the possible location of Russian anti-aircraft missile systems s-400 and missile complexes “Iskander” in the Kaliningrad region is a destabilizing factor for Europe’s security, and urged to refrain from actions that do not comply with enhance security in the Euro-Atlantic region.