Russian Sukhoi Su-27 intercepts US RC-135, P-8A Poseidon spy planes; Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-31 tracks Norwegian Falcon 20 aircraft

On July 30, 2020, a Sukhoi Su-27 took off to track and intercept two US military aircraft. The US Air Force RC-135 reconnaissance aircraft and a P-8A Poseidon US Navy patrol plane were spotted flying over the neutral waters of Black Sea close to Russia's borders.

Aug 06, 2020, 09:48 AM IST

Russia launches Sukhoi Su-27 fighters as US P-8A Poseidon, RC-135 spy planes fly over Black Sea

The US P-8A Poseidon is tasked with anti-submarine warfare (ASW), anti-surface warfare (ASUW), and shipping interdiction roles while the RC-135 is used for gathering intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance.

Jun 30, 2020, 11:59 AM IST

Russian Sukhoi Su-30 intercepts US P-8 Poseidon, RC-135 reconnaissance plane, KC-135 Stratotanker over Black Sea

Southern Military District launched the Sukhoi Su-30 twin-engine, two-seat multirole fighter to intercept the US  P-8 Poseidon, RC-135 and KC-135 aircraft and ensure they do not breach the Russian airspace.

Jun 29, 2020, 14:58 PM IST

Russia's Sukhoi Su-27 intercepts US Air Force RC-135 and Swedish Air Force jet - Watch

The face-off between the Su-27 and RC-135 along with Gulfstream reconnaissance aircraft took place over the Baltic Sea.

Jun 12, 2019, 20:52 PM IST