Russian Su-35 in Cross-hairs of French Rafale jets over Syria

  • Defensemirror.com bureau
  • 06:41 PM, July 6, 2023
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Russian Su-35 in Cross-hairs of French Rafale jets over Syria
Russian Su-35 in cross-hairs of French Rafale jets: French MoD image

Russian Su-35 jets came in the cross-hairs of French Rafale fighter when the two were involved in a tense stand-off over the Iraqi-Syrian border.
"On 06/07, 2 Rafale (aircraft) on a protection mission on the Iraqi-Syrian border reacted to a non-professional interaction on the part of an SU-35 (of Russia)," the Operations Directorate of the French MoD tweeted.
The (French) pilots maneuvered in order to control the risk of accident before continuing their patrol, the tweet said.
There is no word regarding this incident from the RUssian MoD or state media.

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