US Air Force strategic bomber B-52H flies near Russian borders

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (OBSERVATORY) — The US Air Force strategic bomber B-52H, taking off from Andersen Air Base on the island of Guam in the western Pacific Ocean, made a long flight near the borders of Russia in the Pacific Ocean. On Monday, September 16, Interfax reports with reference to Western aviation resources.

It is clarified that the B-52H flew along the Kuril Islands and near Kamchatka. To ensure the duration of the flight, he was accompanied by a U.S. Air Force tanker KC-135.

On September 13, reconnaissance aircraft of the US and French air forces conducted another reconnaissance off the Russian borders.

It was reported that the Transall C-160NG French Air Force reconnaissance aircraft, after flying along the border of the Kaliningrad Region with Lithuania, cruised for three hours along the western regions of the Leningrad and Pskov Regions in Estonian airspace.

Later that day, the US Air Force strategic reconnaissance aircraft RC-135V entered the airspace of Estonia, which made at least eight flights along the western borders of the same areas.


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