Contents tagged with P-8 Poseidon aircraft

  • US warplane conducts reconnaissance flight off the coast of annexed Crimea

    The US Navy P-8A Poseidon patrol anti-submarine aircraft conducted a reconnaissance flight near the coast of the Crimean peninsula, as reported by Interfax, citing aviation monitoring websites.

    According to them, an aircraft with the tail number 168998 flew out from the Sigonella airbase, which is in Sicily, and headed for the Crimea. Once arriving at its destination, it circled for a few hours to the west of Sevastopol, at an altitude of 7,600 meters and closely approached the sea border of …

  • Two American P-8 Poseidon aircraft arrived in Ukraine for the first time

    Two American reconnaissance P-8 Poseidon aircraft have arrived for the first time in Odessa to participate in the Ukrainian-American exercise Sea Breeze-2017, the press service of the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces reported on Facebook on Wednesday.

    In Odessa, the Sea Breeze international naval exercises are held under the auspices of the Partnership for Peace program and in accordance with the program of bilateral cooperation between the defense ministries of Ukraine and the …