Strategic US drone RQ-4A Global Hawk military aircraft reconnaissance flight hours of the western borders of Russia, RIA Novosti resource message, track the movements of military aircraft.
according to information, UAV tail number 04-2021 He flew in 08:50 MSK NATO Sigonella airbase (Italy). Later, going from the Baltic Sea to the Lithuanian airspace, I began to monitor Russian territory near the northern border of the Kaliningrad region.
After that, the drone has moved to the Gulf of Finland and, while in the skies over Estonia, overflew the western borders of the Leningrad and Pskov regions. After completing a task, RQ-4A returned into Lithuanian airspace.
reported, that the air borders of the Russian Federation were not violated.
Recall, US drone recently spent a long reconnaissance flight from the southern borders of Russia - near the Crimea and Krasnodar Territory.
Earlier, the Russian Defense Ministry called on the Pentagon to give up such operations, but the US command has refused.
According to the Russian expert Boris Rozhin, this practice is for the US military standard, and will continue in the future. he stressed, Washington defines Russia as one of its main opponents, so every year allocates more and more funds for the intelligence activities.