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Самолет ВВС США начал разведку вблизи российских рубежей на Балтике Strategic reconnaissance aircraft, the U.S. air force RC-135W Thursday made another approach to the Kaliningrad region to perform operational reconnaissance tasks, according to the Western sites, tracking movement of military aviation. It is reported by Interfax.

According to them, U.S. military aircraft tail number and call sign 62-4139 RUMPY25 departed at 10:00 Moscow time from the air base Mildenhall in the UK, near noon, close to the borders of the Kaliningrad region from the South, from Poland and currently conducts electronic reconnaissance of Russian territory.

The route is a strategic reconnaissance plane of the U.S. air force after departure from UK passed over the Netherlands, Germany and Poland.

This week, the aircraft conducts regular reconnaissance flights near the Russian borders in the South of the Baltic sea. However, he does approach from both the Baltic sea and from the South – from Poland.

In the last few months has dramatically increased the intensity of the flights of American reconnaissance aircraft near the Russian border, in particular, in the Baltic, near the coast of the Crimea and the Russian bases in Syria and the areas of deployment of combat ships of the Russian Navy in the Eastern Mediterranean. Recorded almost daily up to two to three and more such flights.