Pentagon: Russian “hunter” comes within a meter and a half to US spy plane


The Pentagon released footage which explains how Russian hunter “Su-27” unsafe him cut path on a plane to the US military for radio-electronic overflights EP-3E “Aries II” over the Black Sea, bringing him a meter and a half.

Russian Ministry of Defense said yesterday that on January 29, duty control devices airspace over neutral waters of the Black Sea detected unknown aerial target as approaching the limit of air protector Russia, the “Sputnik.”

The Ministry stated that “hunter” followed American plane “not allowing him to abandoned  border airspace of Russia, respecting all necessary security measures.”

The Pentagon argues that it is an unsafe interception by Russian aircraft because they are closer to a meter and a half American.

The Russians claim that they have taken all precautions interception.


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