Russian aircraft have reportedly flown directly over a US Navy vessel in the Baltic Sea in what is being described as one of the most aggressive actions in recent history.
On Monday, Russian fighter jets made 20 passes over USS Donald Cook at an altitude of 100 feet as the ship left the Polish port of Gdynia in the Baltic Sea.
According to CBS, a senior defense official said this is the second Russian provocation of this type this week.
A second incident involving two Russian KA-27 Helix helicopters and two Sukhoi Russian SU-24 jets reportedly occurred yesterday.
The helicopters apparently flew circles around the USS Donald Cook while taking pictures. After the helicopters left the scene two Russian Su-24s repeatedly flew within 30 meters of the guided missile destroyer, according to US officials.