On the one hand, the news quite a ordinary — yes, flew for the planned overflight. On the other hand, in the light of the various saber-rattling in the region landmark event. And, importantly, the hallmark of these flights was their constancy, that is good news, and we do not disappoint our worst friends from Japan.
TOKYO, April 27. / Itar-Tass Belyaev /. Two long-range anti-submarine aircraft of Russian Air Force Tu-142 this morning flew over the air
As reported by telephone Moscow ITAR-TASS in the press-service of the Eastern Military District / OIE / Tu-142 scheduled flights performed. "Aviation TSB has made scheduled flights as part of military training," — said the head of the press service of the district, Colonel Alexander Gordeev. "All flights are made in strict accordance with international regulations on the use of airspace," — he stressed.
Russian Air Force regularly fly over international waters, including the water area of the Sea of Japan, both in the military training of crews, and in the course of the exercises without air violations