Russian fighters escorted US reconnaissance planes in the Black Sea

& nbsp; Air targets were identified as the US Air Force RC-135 reconnaissance aircraft and the US Army CL-600 ARTEMIS reconnaissance and targeting aircraft. Russian Su-27 and Su-30 fighters escorted American reconnaissance aircraft over the Black Sea, TASS reports, citing data from the Russian National Defense Control Center. To identify them and prevent violations of the state border, fighters took off from the Air Defense Forces of the Southern Military District. The department said that on December 3, Russian control devices detected air targets that were approaching the border of the Russian Federation. We remind that earlier the Ministry of Defense reported that reconnaissance near the Russian borders was carried out in a week 37 aircraft and UAVs. It is noted that there was no violation of the Russian border. It also became known that next year on combat duty in aviation units Astyah of the Russian Aerospace Forces & nbsp; will take over new aircraft with hypersonic weapons. Истoчник aif.ru