This morning a USNavy Lockheed EP-3E “Aries II” ( 161410 ) departed from Souda Bay AB is making an usual SIGINT (Signals intelligence is intelligence-gathering by interception of signals, whether communications between people or from electronic signals not directly used in communication) mission off Tripoli and western Libya.
We’ve not a track of the Aries in the area of operations but we can indicate the zone with a good precision because it was tracked both by a received located in Malta.
2⃣— Sergio Scandura (@scandura) February 9, 2021
0851z ⏱️ 09:51 CET
🛩️ US Navy ⚓️🇺🇸 Lockheed P3 (160764 c/s #AA33) aka Aries, departed from Souda AB, is making an ISR mission over Libyan area.
Tracked by Malta RX 🔒 in area list only without traceroute 📉#Libya #Libia pic.twitter.com/pDte8Uuqd9