Thursday, 24 May, 2018

Russian bombers intercepted off USA coast

Two F-22 fighter jets from the 3rd Wing at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Alaska conduct approach training in this U.S. Air Force US Air Force stealth fighter jets intercept 2 Russian nuclear-capable bombers off Alaska coast
Gerardo Duncan | 13 May, 2018, 01:02

Russian Tupolev Tu-95 turboprop-powered strategic bombers fly above the Kremlin during a rehearsal for the Victory Day military parade in Moscow on May 4, 2018.

Two Russian fighter jets accompanied the bombers, CNN reported.

Russian long-range combers got into the Air Defense Identification Zone which extends for around 200 miles from Alaska's western coast.

U.S. F-22 stealth fighters intercepted two bombers off the coast of Alaska on Friday, according to the North American Aerospace Defense Command.

He added that the Alaska-based United States jets monitored the Russians until the bombers left an area known as the Air Defense Identification Zone along the Aleutians, heading west. Information publication The Washington Free Beacon has published information about what Russian bombers model Tu-95 in the area under the control of NORAD, which took the complete identification of aircraft.

Two U.S. fighter jets intercepted two Russian bombers in worldwide airspace off the coast of Alaska on Friday.

Two US fighter jets intercept yesterday two Russian bombers flying in an global airspace, off the coast of Alaska.

A Russian fighter jet buzzed a US Navy reconnaissance plane in the Baltic Sea earlier this month. The Russian Sukhoi Su-27 jet came within 20 feet of the American P-8 Poseidon in worldwide airspace.

NATO naval officials in late 2017 also reported Russian submarines probing underseas data cables in the North Atlantic.

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