Media: US planes conducted reconnaissance flights near Russian base in Syria

US military aircraft made a reconnaissance flight near the naval base of Russia in Syrian Tartus. This is reported by Interfax with reference to the information provided by the portals that track the movement of military aviation.

The website specified that the reconnaissance was conducted by US Navy P-8A Poseidon anti-submarine aircraft with the tail numbers 168756 and 168853, which departed from the Sigonella airbase in Sicily.

During the day, they carried out individual flights near the Syrian coast and the Russian base in Tartus. When conducting the reconnaissance in a morning, the aircraft number 168756 approached the Russian base at a distance of 35-40 km.

Also in the area of the Mediterranean coast of Syria, the flight of an American E-3A AWACS airborne early warning and control aircraft was recorded. The AWACS was also documented conducting a reconnaissance flight near the Russian base in Tartus the day before.

  Tartus, Syria, Reconnaissance aircraft


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