Black Sea theatre very (very) busy

Extremely busy morning in the Black Sea theatre. rarely have we seen so many surveillance missions at once.

The RAF organised a mission to the Black Sea by one of its RC-135Ws departed from RAF Waddington (reg. ZZ664). As is now usual in such cases, the Rivet Joint was escorted by two Typhoons (callsigns PSYCHO61/62) which departed from RAF Akrotiri and were refuelled in flight by an Airbus KC.2 (reg. ZZ343) which also departed from Cyprus.

At the same time, at least three other missions by as many NATO assets were underway:

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