Interception of a USAF’s MQ-9 Reaper over the Black Sea

Russian fighter jets were scrambled to intercept a U.S. Air Force MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle over the the Black Sea, according to an announcement by the Russian Ministry of Defence.

Russian fighters approached the UAV and identified it as a US operated MQ-9 Reaper multi-mission, medium-altitude, long-endurance aircraft.