Thousands watching US and UK spy planes in formation near Ukraine border

March 22, 2022
spy plane

Tens of thousands are watching a Royal Air Force Boeing RC-135W (RRR7728) spy plane and a USAF RC-135W (Jake12) spy plane on Flightradar24 flying in formation along the Ukraine and Belarus borders.

Both aircraft are RC-135W Rivet Joint airborne SIGNIT (signals) platform (modified Boeing 707) and its sensor suite allows the mission crew to detect, identify and geolocate signals throughout the electromagnetic spectrum.


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