Russian jets make provocative passes over Navy ship

Posted By on April 14, 2016


This isn’t the first close call incident according to the news coming from the Pentagon, but a very close and dangerous pass over the USS Donald Cook in the Baltic. They halted exercises with a Polish helicopter landing on the flight deck and shared the video below.

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Thankfully cooler head prevailed but at some point someone is going to see Russian SU-24 supersonic attack aircraft heading for “your ship” as a threat to be eliminated … can you blame them?


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