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Самолет ВВС США провел оперативную разведку вблизи российских берегов на Балтике Strategic reconnaissance aircraft, the U.S. air force RC-135W on Tuesday made another approach to the Maritime borders of the Kaliningrad region to perform operational reconnaissance tasks, according to the Western sites, tracking movement of military aviation. This writes Interfax-AVN.
       
According to them, U.S. military aircraft tail number and call sign 62-4139 DANA65 taking off from an air base Mildenhall in the UK, in the afternoon Moscow time was recorded at the Russian coast in the South of the Baltic sea.
       
The plane is intended for conducting electronic intelligence to a greater depth of enemy territory.
       
As reported, on the eve of three reconnaissance aircraft – the US air force, the German Navy and the Swedish air force made a simultaneous approach to the Maritime borders of the Kaliningrad region to perform operational reconnaissance tasks.
       
In particular, it was recorded by the American strategic reconnaissance aircraft RC-135W, the German anti-submarine patrol aircraft P-3C Orion and a Swedish reconnaissance plane Gulfstream 4.
       
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.
       
Swedish military aircraft also began regularly to carry out reconnaissance flights near the Kaliningrad region and over the areas of movement of Russian warships in the Baltic sea.

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