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United States and German military personnel will conduct observer flight over Russia 0711113

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World Air Force News - United States
 
 
United States and German military personnel will conduct observer flight over Russia.
 
In accordance with the Treaty on Open Skies, US and German military personnel will conduct observer flights over Russia, the Russian Defense Ministry press service has reported.
     
In accordance with the Treaty on Open Skies, US and German military personnel will conduct observer flights over Russia, the Russian Defense Ministry press service has reported.
Boeing OC-135B Open Skies observation aicraft United States Air Force
     

According to the defense ministry, the path of the observation flights, which will go from November 7 -12, has been agreed upon in advance.

"The flight will go according to an agreed route and in strict accordance with the achieved agreements on the use of technical surveillance facilities," the ministry said in a news release on Monday.

The observation plane, a 35-seater Boeing OC-135B, carries special cameras that have been approved by international observers, including Russian specialists, the document says.

Meanwhile, Russia will be conducting simultaneous observation flights over Spain and Portugal. The Russian observation mission will be carried out with the TU-154M LK-1 plane.

     
Meanwhile, Russia will be conducting simultaneous observation flights over Spain and Portugal. The Russian observation mission will be carried out with the TU-154M LK-1 plane.
TU-154M LK1 airborne surveillance aircraft Russian Air Force