May 04 2010
More than 200 U.S. military aircraft have carried troops and military cargo to Afghanistan through Russian airspace since a July 2009 agreement permitted such overflights, Interfax-AVN reports.
In mid-March, a U.S. official said more than 100 such flights had taken place. On average, two Afghanistan-bound airplanes reportedly take the air corridor each day.
Nearly 20,000 U.S. servicemen have been airlifted to date to Afghanistan through Russian airspace.
Please log in to continue reading.
Not yet a subscriber? Take a free trial.
Military Periscope gives you easy-to-use, integrated, open-source intelligence on…
Try Military Periscope free for seven days
Military Periscope FEDLINK information
Service ID: UC Contract Number: LCFDL19D0065
Military Periscope is a product of GovExec.
600 New Hampshire Ave., Suite 510,
Washington DC, 20037, USA.
©Military Periscope 2022
All rights reserved. Redistribution of the content is prohibited without prior consent of Military Periscope.