US conducts spy mission over Ukraine with two specialized aircraft !

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This week, the U.S. flew a reconnaissance mission over eastern Ukraine for the first time.
Flight data trackers were among the first civilians to notice the U.S. reconnaissance flights.


Twitter user Gerjon | חריון@Gerjon_ noted,
Two United States Air Force ISR aircraft, an E-8C JSTARS and an RC-135V Rivet Joint, are currently up over the eastern half of Ukraine.

Lt. Cmdr. Russ Wolfkiel, a spokesman for US European Command (EUCOM), told CNN on Wednesday that Monday’s flight is the first time an Air Force E-8C has flown over the region.

In this video Defense Updates analyzes why the historic spy mission over eastern Ukraine by the US military is a critical step?


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twitter.com / Gerjon | חריון@Gerjon_
https://twitter.com/Gerjon_/status/1475444704250630148

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www.wionews.com / Reuters
https://www.wionews.com/world/if-russia-invades-ukraine-us-to-send-more-troops-to-eastern-europe-434750

www.ukrinform.net
https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-defense/3056432-1100-russian-tanks-330-warplanes-along-border-with-ukraine.html

af.mil / US Air Force
https://www.af.mil/About-Us/Fact-Sheets/Display/Article/104507/e-8c-joint-stars/

af.mil / US Air Force
https://www.af.mil/About-Us/Fact-Sheets/Display/Article/104507/e-8c-joint-stars/

www.military.com / US Air Force
https://www.military.com/equipment/rc-135v-w-rivet-joint

www.military.com / US Air Force
https://www.military.com/equipment/rc-135v-w-rivet-joint

www.theguardian.com / Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/dec/29/joe-biden-vladimir-putin-talks-russia-ukraine
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