U.S. Explores Deconfliction Line As Ukraine Airspace Is Contested

U.S. Air Force KC-10 refueling an F-35 F-35A
Credit: U.S. Air Force
The Pentagon is exploring ways to deconflict U.S. and Russian aircraft as airspace over Ukraine continues to be contested, though so far there has not been interest from Moscow as the invasion continues. “Certainly we understand the importance of deconfliction, particularly now that the airspace...
Brian Everstine

Brian Everstine is the Pentagon Editor for Aviation Week, based in Washington, D.C. Before joining Aviation Week in August 2021, he covered the Pentagon for Air Force Magazine. Brian began covering defense aviation in 2011 as a reporter for Military Times.

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