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US Navy conducted aerial reconnaissance off the coast of Syria

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Immediately, seven American aircraft carried out reconnaissance flights in the eastern Mediterranean off the coast of Syria, where the Russian Hmeimim air base and the MTO base of the Russian Navy in Tartus are located, reports RIA News messages of portals tracking the movement of the military aviation.




"We are talking about six anti-submarine patrol aircraft of the US Navy P-8A Poseidon, which flew from Sigonella airbase on the Italian island of Sicily, as well as the US Navy's electronic intelligence aircraft EP-3E Aries II, which departed from the base on the Greek island of Crete" - reads the message.

Earlier, CNBC conveyed with reference to the source that the Pentagon considers 8 objects as targets for strikes in Syria, including two military airfields, a research center and an enterprise allegedly related to the production of chemical weapons.

In addition, a British aerial reconnaissance and strike control aircraft Sentinel R1 (ASTOR) departed yesterday for Eastern Mediterranean. He flew out of the Waddington air base.

It is reported that "scout with a tail number ZJ690 was recorded east of the Greek island of Crete." It is not clear whether he will land on the British air base Akrotiri in Cyprus or fly to the shores of Syria.

Earlier, the British media reported that in the event of a military operation, the Royal Air Force would strike at the SAR territory from the Akrotiri military base in Cyprus.
Photos used:
ria.ru/CC BY-SA 2.0 / aceebee / Boeing P-8A Poseidon
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  1. 210ox
    210ox April 13 2018 08: 08
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    Well, how is it without Poseidon and the like .. Ours went to sea ...
    1. Spartanez300
      Spartanez300 April 13 2018 08: 10
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      It was necessary for our fighters to rustle near them so that they would not relax. .
      1. pomegranate
        pomegranate April 13 2018 08: 17
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        All attention is concentrated in this region now, so now everyone is in tension without exception.
    2. vorobey
      vorobey April 13 2018 08: 31
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      Quote: 210ox
      Well, how is it without Poseidon and the like .. Ours went to sea ...


      quote .... Immediately seven American aircraft carried out reconnaissance flights in the eastern Mediterranean near the coast of Syria, where the Russian Khmeimim air base and the Russian Navy's MTO base are located in Tartus, RIA Novosti reports on portals that track the movement of military aircraft.

      result. - were unpleasantly surprised .. laughing laughing
    3. Normal ok
      Normal ok April 13 2018 12: 30
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      Quote: 210ox
      Well, how is it without Poseidon and the like .. Ours went to sea ...

      And how many "ours" are there? 1-2 units ?!
  2. pomegranate
    pomegranate April 13 2018 08: 10
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    From the beginning, the sensation has now been raised.
    Strange sequence ...
  3. Fedorov
    Fedorov April 13 2018 08: 13
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    From these flare - specific. Only now can get them only with-300. least. In which case.
  4. Simon
    Simon April 13 2018 08: 51
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    Yes, let them study. All the same, our S-400s are camouflaged, and the inflated ones appear to be set. laughing wink
  5. Dikson
    Dikson April 13 2018 09: 02
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    Well, how does this fit with the news below about the alleged "closure of the Mediterranean coast of Syria from ALL flights?
    No way? Well and so, in pursuit - while AWAX will not be lifted into the air - there will be no blow ..
    1. Dave36
      Dave36 April 13 2018 09: 12
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      It's about civilian sides .. Americans are going to crave for us ... what is their ban))
  6. sib.ataman
    sib.ataman April 13 2018 11: 45
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    It would be better if they stocked up diapers, rather than fumbling with posidons. The warriors are bad.
  7. ilik54
    ilik54 April 13 2018 16: 58
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    If our electronic warfare system works there, then it’s interesting, but they see something there?