Russian Su-27 on Monday, October 26, flew to intercept French Mirage-2000 fighter-bombers over the Black Sea, the National Defense Control Center of the Russian Federation reported.
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It is noted that the radar station of the Southern Military District recorded French military aircraft approaching the borders of Russia.
The Su-27 was raised to intercept and escorted French aircraft.
“After the turn of foreign military aircraft from the state border of the Russian Federation, the Russian fighter safely returned to the airfield,” the NTSUO quoted TASS as saying.
The Russian Defense Ministry regularly records the activity of NATO military aircraft near the Russian borders. Earlier on Monday, it also became known that the Su-27 intercepted aircraft from the US Air Force and the German Navy over the Baltic Sea. There was no violation of the Russian border.
In September, the British newspaper The Times reported that the military kingdoms deliberately increased intelligence activities near the Russian borders in order to study the “enemy.”