Thousands watching USAF tankers flying near Ukraine suporting spy planes

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April 22, 2022
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Thousands are watching US Air Force tankers flying near Ukraine that are supporting spy planes.

The spy planes are Royal Air Force Boeing RC-135Ws and USAF RC-135Ws (below).

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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Here are the flight paths of the spy planes .

Here are the tanker’s flight tracks of the tankers.

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