US Air Force strategic drone conducts reconnaissance near Crimea

According to the data of the PlaneRadar air traffic monitoring service, a strategic drone RQ-4 Global Hawk of the US Air Force conducted a several hours long reconnaissance flight along the Black Sea coast of Crimea and Russia. At one point, the military drone approached the coast of Crimea at a distance of 25 km south of Sevastopol, where, according to sources, a division of Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems is deployed.

According to PlaneRadar, the drone took off from the Naval Air Station Sigonella in Sicily, Italia. It flew five times at a distance of 45-60 km near the Crimean coast andat at an altitude of 16 thousand meters.

  Global Hawk, Russia, Crimea