Friday, April 21, 2017

Russian Military Aircraft Fly Off The US Coast For The Fourth Time In Four Days

CNN: 4 times in 4 days: Russian military aircraft fly off US coast

Washington (CNN)Russian military aircraft were spotted flying off the coast of Alaska for the fourth time in as many days, a US defense official told CNN on Friday.

The two most recent sightings occurred late Wednesday and on Thursday, with the first involving two IL-38 maritime patrol aircraft and the second involving two Tu-95 nuclear-capable Bear bombers.

Russian aircraft never entered US airspace but the North American Aerospace Defense Command did dispatch US F-22s and Canadian CF-18s jets to perform an intercept during Thursday's encounter, a NORAD spokesperson told CNN.

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More News On Russian Military Aircraft Flying Off The U.S. Coast

More Russian spy planes, bombers approach Alaskan airspace -- FOX News
Russian jets buzz Alaska for fourth day in a row: report -- The Hill
Russian military jets have been buzzing the US off the coast of Alaska -- MIC
What to know about those Russian flights close to Alaska -- ABC News
Russia Strategic Bomber Flights Near Alaska 'Not Highly Unusual' - White House -- Sputnik


RussInSoCal said...

Yep... Putin is quite pissed off.

(standard Cold War harassment package)

Naz said...

Is there a source for the frequency the USAF has been off the Russian coast?