31 Oct '14, 8pm

Russian Air Maneuvers Over Europe Pose Risk, Official Says

Russian Air Maneuvers Over Europe Pose Risk, Official Says By Nick Simeone DoD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2014 – Russian military aircraft are continuing to fly stepped-up maneuvers over European airspace in what a Pentagon spokesman today called a potential risk to security and civilian aviation. Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby told reporters that NATO had tracked Russian fighter jets, long-range bombers and tanker aircraft over the Baltics, the North Sea and the Atlantic Ocean today, and that the United States is watching the Russian air activity very closely. “We certainly don't see these increased flights and activity as helpful to the security situation in Europe,” Kirby said, adding that they risk further escalating tensions between Moscow and the West, already heightened because of Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. “They als...

Full article: http://www.defense.gov/news/newsarticle.aspx?id=123545

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