File photo of two Russian-made Su-57 stealth fighters.

BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:45 P.M.) – The Russian Su-57 stealth jets flew ‘unnoticed’ over several U.S. bases in Iraq and Syria, the Russian publication Avia.Pro reported on Sunday.

“The Russian Su-57 fighter managed to pass unnoticed over American military airbases in northern Iraq. The incident occurred during the last appearance of a fifth-generation Russian fighter in Syria – according to a source, the Russian combat aircraft followed its own course, and was not transported aboard the An-124,” the publication said.

According to Avia.Pro’s sources, since Turkey does not allow Russian combat jets over their territory, the Su-57 could only get to Iraqi airspace from Syria by flying over U.S. military installations.

“Given the likely route of the Russian Su-57 fighter, a combat aircraft flew through the corridor with at least three U.S. military bases in Iraq and three military bases in Syria,” they continued.

Citing a military specialist, the publication claimed: “Until recently, the Russian Su-57 was ridiculed in the United States, claiming that it could not claim the title of stealth, however, given the fact that the Russian fighter unimpededly covered several thousand kilometers directly over the U.S. military bases in Iraq and Syria, it’s quite obvious that we are really talking about an “invisible plane” that successfully clicked Washington’s nose.”

 

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Eliot
Eliot
2020-05-03 20:20

Its known that American radars are dinosaur era and their air defense systems are weak/ineffective, its been proven many times. A 5th generation stealth fighter jet like the Su-57 can easily fly over American bases and they wouldn’t know a thing.

Daeshbags Sux
Daeshbags Sux
2020-05-05 19:44
Reply to  Eliot

Known by people not understanding a shït to air-defense systems and not having noticed that, in combat, S-300 only shot down 3 aircraft in 53 years, S-300/400 having shot none in 42 years…

Highlander1715
Highlander1715
2020-05-05 01:07

Considering the problems the F35 the 108 serious build flaws, not forgetting the paint surfaces which melts, allowing radar to see the craft…. the SU 57 has nothing to worry the Russian military. Isn’t it great not to be truly run by corporate America, where, lies and deceit hides shoddy workmanship, with brown envelopes and prostitutes.

Daeshbags Sux
Daeshbags Sux
2020-05-05 21:21
Reply to  Highlander1715

It was the Chinese J-20 that has been photographed with melted paint revealing the yellow composites under, not F-35! Actually, it’s the horizontal tail which has melting issues when you sustain a more than Mach1.4 speed for too long. As there were more than 840 serious flaws all able to prevent F-35 FOC (full operational capability) to be granted just 3 years ago, F-35 is on a better way than I thought since the FOC-status is planned no sooner than 2023-2025. Sounds like since Israel has been given the source codes, as most of the problems are software issues, the… Read more »

So what?
So what?
2020-05-04 11:36

“since Turkey does not allow Russian combat jets over their territory”
So what? It’s a STEALTH plane …
Is there any REAL radar on those murrican bases that can detect such plains?
Besides, is this something the Russians would be boasting about?
False news, ‘fraid.

Daeshbags Sux
Daeshbags Sux
2020-05-05 19:47
Reply to  So what?

According to India, Su-57 still has a long way to go before being stealth, it’s even why they pulled out from the program in Apr. 2018, despite having paid for half of the program’s fees…