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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –

Two strategic missile carriers Tu-160 long-range aviation performed a planned flight over the neutral waters of the Baltic Sea

The fighter escort was provided by the crews of the Su-35S of the Aerospace Forces and the Su-27 of the naval aviation of the Russian Navy.

The flight duration was about eight hours.

At certain stages of the route, Russian strategic missile carriers were accompanied by fighters Eurofighter Typhoon of the German Air Force, F-16 of the Danish Air Force, and F-18 of the Finnish Air Force.

Long-range aviation crews regularly fly over the neutral waters of the Arctic, North Atlantic, Pacific Ocean, Black and Baltic seas.

All flights of aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces are carried out in strict accordance with the International Rules for the Use of Airspace.

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