Latest "P-8 Poseidon" stories
8 nations are conducting training in the Black Sea, a region with a history of Russian presence.
By Harm Venhuizen
Russia scrambled an Su-30 fighter on Friday to intercept an RC-135 reconnaissance aircraft, a P-8 Poseidon and a KC-135 aerial refueling aircraft, according to Russian authorities.
Monday's encounter over the Black Sea was the latest in a string of hazardous intercepts involving U.S. Navy recon planes and Russian fighter jets.
By Geoff Ziezulewicz and Tara Copp