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The Network showed a video of the flight of the Russian Il-38 near the US aircraft carrier

Video of the flight of the Russian Il-38 near the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN-73) was published on the YouTube channel of Fighter-bomber.

As the author noted, the Il-38 was intercepted by US fighters 30 kilometers from the ship, and this did not prevent the Russian aircraft from approaching the aircraft carrier.

At the same time, the fighter pilots behaved professionally during the interception, the author noted.

The Il-38 is a medium-range Soviet and Russian anti-submarine aircraft capable of reaching speeds of up to 650 kilometers per hour.

USS George Washington is an American Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. The ship can carry more than six thousand people and up to 90 aircraft and helicopters.

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