Russian Su-27 fighters intercepted two American military aircraft over the neutral waters of the Black Sea, TOP NEWS reported with reference to the National Defense Management Center of the Russian Federation.
“On June 29, 2020, the Southern Military District air defense duty personnel over the neutral waters of the Black Sea discovered and escorted a US Navy P-8A Poseidon patrol aircraft and a US Air Force strategic reconnaissance aircraft RC-135,” message.
US aircraft were continuously accompanied by Russian means of control at a considerable distance from the state border of the Russian Federation. To intercept targets, Su-27 fighters from the duty forces on the air defense of the Southern Military District took off.
There were no violations of the state border of the Russian Federation.