This morning an US Navy Lockheed EP-3E “Aries II” (160764) left Souda Bay AB to make a new ISR (Intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) mission off Libya.
The “Aries” made its mission off/over western Libya, in Tripoli area.
The Lockheed EP-3 is the signals reconnaissance version of the P-3 Orion, operated by the United States Navy. The aircraft is known by the acronym ARIES, or “Airborne Reconnaissance Integrated Electronic System” .
2⃣— Sergio Scandura (@scandura) April 7, 2020
1301z ⏱️ 15:01 CEST
🛩️ US Navy ⚓️🇺🇸 Lockheed EP-3E (160764) Aries, departed from Souda AB, is making an ISR mission over Libyan area.
Tracked by Tripoli 'n Malta RX 🔒 in area list only without traceroute 📉#Libya #Libia 💣💥 pic.twitter.com/IZnrJi88kr