May 17, 2022

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War in Ukraine: Did the US help the Ukrainian army to sink the ship Moscow?

A U.S. patrol plane reportedly flew over the waters off the Russian ship shortly before the attack.

Did the US military play a role in the destruction of Moscow? According to Dailymail Releases information from Times, US Navy provided precise location coordinates of the Russian flag to Ukrainian forces. This, thanks to its maritime surveillance aircraft, a P-8 Poseidon Built by Boeing. Equipped with state-of-the-art surveillance equipment, it can track surface vessels and submarines over 100 miles.

Hours before the attack, the P-8 had taken off from the U.S. naval air base of Ciconella in Sicily. Before reaching the Black Sea coast, Poseidon is said to have turned off its trackers, so it can no longer be found. Thus, the plane would have been “Hidden” for almost three hours Before being detected again by radar. The Times reports that on the day of the attack, the Black Sea coast was slightly overcrowded by US planes.

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However, the US Navy has refused to confirm whether it provided assistance to Ukraine in the attack by providing intelligence data. A security source interviewed by The Times added: “In line with our support for the eastern part of NATO, We carried out aerial patrols Defined on the coast of Romania. “But we will not talk about the details of operational problems”.

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Ukraine says it fired two missiles at a Russian warship patrolling south of Odessa on April 13. Russia initially said the ship, carrying more than 500 crew, had caught fire and exploded. Was forced to admit that the ship had been destroyed by hostile action. Moscow It was the main radar base of the Russian Black Sea Fleet, equipped with S-300 ground-to-air missiles to protect against air strikes.

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