Record amount of US spy planes recorded near Russia’s borders


February 12, 2018 – FRN – 

RIA – by Inessa Sinchougova

A US Air Force plane has conducted reconnaissance at the western border of Russia. This is reported by the monitoring resource Mil Radar .

Boeing RC-135W with the onboard number 62-4134, stationed at the British base Mildenhall, carried out a mission to the Baltics, during which it flew around the Kaliningrad region without leaving the airspace of Poland and Lithuania.

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Earlier, an aircraft of the same type was seen in the sky above the neutral waters of the Baltic Sea.

Since early 2018, American reconnaissance planes have been spotted 14 times from Russia’s western borders, including a mission of the US UAV RQ-4A Global Hawk over the Black Sea off the coast of the Crimea.

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