Russian Bombers Intercepted By US F-22 Fighters Near Alaska — USNORTHCOM

Самолёты ВВС США перехватили российские бомбардировщики у берегов Аляски

The Russian aircraft never entered USA airspace, CNN reported, citing the statement.

A pair of U.S. Air Drive stealth fighter jets intercepted two Russian nuclear-capable bombers Friday morning off the coast of Alaska, a spokesman for NORAD (North American Aeorospace Protection Command) advised Fox Information. The officials requested anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss that portion of the intercept.

Two Tu-95 Bear bombers intruded into the 200-mile Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) over the Bering Sea near the Alaska coast early Friday, said Navy Capt. Scott Miller, chief spokesman for Northern Command and the U.S.

Two US jets intercepted a pair of Russian bombers in global airspace off the coast of Alaska early Friday morning, according to a statement from NORAD.

The jets never entered US airspace, according to the report, and turned back after passing the Aleutian Islands.

Two Russian bombers were intercepted by United States stealth fighters in global airspace off the coast of Alaska on Friday.

The Cold War-era Russian bombers, which date to the 1950s, were intercepted by U.S. Air Force F-22 stealth fighter jets about 10 a.m. EDT.

The Washington Free Beacon, a conservative news website, first reported the intercept. The Russian Sukhoi Su-27 jet got here inside 20 ft of the American P-Eight in worldwide airspace.

The bombers were flying in global airspace and "flying according to worldwide norms", he said.

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