American strategic reconnaissance aircraft RC-135V July 23, close to the borders of the Kaliningrad region. About it reports “Interfax” with reference to Western sites tracking the movement of military aircraft.
Their evidence suggests that the scout with the tail number and call sign 64-14844 MAIZE35 flew from an air base in Britain and at the height of 9 thousand meters flew from Poland to the border of Russia near the Baltic. According to the Agency, that there is a Russian naval base.
This incident was not the first in recent time when the U.S. air force aircraft over the Baltic sea close to the Russian border. 6 Jun to Russia’s borders, flew four aircraft distant radar-tracking detection AWACS NATO, the afternoon of June 7 has approached the borders aircraft RC-135V US air force.
In early July, the Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu, following instructions of President Vladimir Putin instructed to prepare proposals “to develop a system of confidence-building measures that increase the safety of flights over the Baltic sea.”