As part of the international treaty on Open Skies is planned that during the period from May 14 to 19 Russian team of inspectors on Tu-154M Lk-1 performs supervisory flight over the territory of the United States of America, reported the press service of the Ministry of Defense. AEX.ru
"The flight will be carried out from the airfield Travis (CA) and its maximum range will be 4,250 km. On board Russian and South American experts at will produce control of the procedure for the use of equipment and monitoring systems in accordance with existing agreements, "- said the Defense Ministry.
In 2012, this will be the thirteenth observation flight, carried out by representatives of the Russian Federation over the territories of the States Parties to the Contract.