A Swedish Air Force Gulfstream S102B “Korpen” (102002) departed from RAF Akrotiri is making a ISR mission south of Cyprus flying at 15.000 ft.
So far from home probably to acquire new baseline data for Russian assets
(among other military hardware, Su-35 fighters and S-400 Surface to Air Missile systems and its advanced Grave Stone multimode engagement radar)) deployed in Syria.
Our friends of Scramble magazine report that on 30 April 2019, a Swedish Ministry of Defence spokesman confirmed the deployment of one Signal and Electronic Intelligence (SIGINT/ELINT) aircraft of 73 SIGINT squadron to RAF Akrotiri (ICAO LCRA) in Cyprus.
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