Opinion: How The U.S. Can Prepare for Air Ops Near Ukraine

Russian Su-27 fighter
U.S. and Russian aircraft—like this Russian Su-27 that intercepted a U.S. Navy EP-3 over the Black Sea in 2018—are likely to see more such incidents in the Baltic, Black and Mediterranean seas, given tensions in Ukraine.
Credit: U.S. Navy
As the world has watched events unfold in Ukraine, the likelihood of close military contact between the U.S. and the Russian Federation has increased. Moscow’s buildup of forces, combined with the U.S. deployment of forces in Romania and Poland, has all but ensured that elements of the U.S. Air...

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