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Pentagon Releases Video Showing Moment Russian Aircraft Hit US Drone Over Black Sea  NBC New York Source link

This is the astonishing moment a Russian fighter jet crashes into a US MQ-9 Reaper drone over the Black Sea. Drone camera footage shows the terrifying confrontation as an Su-27 jet approaches from behind, clips its propeller and dumps fuel over it in international airspace on Tuesday. US . . .

Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. said it’s “a shame for the Pentagon to lose [this] expensive piece of equipment.” Antonov accused the U.S. Air Force of unprofessionalism regarding the loss of the MQ-9 Reaper drone in the Black Sea. The envoy said the drone was used to collect intelligence for use by Ukrainian troops. Russia’s […]

(CNN) The US has seen a “significant spike” in aggressive Russian military flights in Syria this month, the commander of US Central Command said Thursday, two days after Russian jets harassed and collided with a US drone over the Black Sea. Gen. Erik Kurilla told a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing that Russian ground-attack aircraft […]

U.S. releases video showing Russian fighter jet intercepting American drone over Black Sea  MSNBC Source link

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The Biden administration released video Thursday of a Russian fighter jet dumping fuel on a U.S. Air Force surveillance drone as the U.S. sought to hold Russia responsible for the collision that led to the drone’s crash into the Black Sea without escalating already fraught tensions with the Kremlin. Poland, meanwhile, […]

Video shows moment Russian fighter jet hits US drone over Black Sea  BBC Source link

A Russian Su-27 fighter jet releases fuel as it approaches the rear of a U.S. Air Force MQ-9, in what the Pentagon says was “an unsafe and unprofessional intercept” over the Black Sea. (U.S. European Command video/Screenshot by NPR) The U.S. European Command has declassified footage showing the moments when two Russian fighter jets flew […]

By Jonathan Beale & Thomas Mackintosh BBC News 16 March 2023, 11:17 GMT Updated 1 hour ago To play this content, please enable JavaScript, or try a different browser Video caption, Watch: US releases footage from its drone of the encounter with a Russian jet The US military has released footage of a Russian jet […]

(CNN) US European Command released footage of the Tuesday encounter between a US surveillance drone and the Russian fighter jets as it played out over the Black Sea. The newly declassified video . . .

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