On the evening of October 26, local time, the Russian Ministry of Defense announced that a Russian Su-27 fighter jet intercepted two French Mirage-2000 bombers in the Black Sea airspace.
According to the news, on the same day, the radar equipment of the Defense and Control Forces of the Russian Southern Military Region detected two air targets approaching the Russian border over the Black Sea.
In order to identify the target and prevent it from invading Russia's borders, the Russian army sent a Su-27 fighter into the air to intercept, and confirmed that the air targets were two Mirage-2000 bombers belonging to the French Air Force.
After the French fighters turned their course and flew away from the Russian border, the Russian Soviet -27 fighters returned safely to their base airport.
The Russian Ministry of Defense emphasized that the Russian Soviet -27 fighter jets strictly abide by the international airspace flight rules throughout the flight, and the Russian border has not been violated.
Earlier in the day, the Russian Ministry of Defense announced that a Russian Su-27 fighter plane intercepted two air targets approaching the Russian border in the airspace of the Baltic Sea. They were a P-3C Orion patrol aircraft belonging to the German Navy. A U-2S reconnaissance aircraft of the US Air Force.
(Headquarters reporter Wang Bin and Wang Xiaoxue)