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NORAD head says he won't be surprised if Russian bombers start flights into the Gulf of Mexico.

NORAD head says he won't be surprised if Russian bombers start flights into the Gulf of Mexico.

A Russian Tupolev Tu-160 bomber flies above the Kremlin's cathedrals in Moscow in 2014 during a rehearsal of the Victory Day parade. (Photo: Yuri Kadobnovi/ AFP) CONNECT 74 TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE WASHINGTON — Russia is using its long-range bomber fleet to send a message to the US, and the general charged with protecting the homeland says those flights will continue, or even expand, in the coming months. Adm. Bill Gortney said the flights by long-range Russian bombers are "messaging" for the US, a reminder that there is another nation capable of power projection. "They are messaging us. They are messaging us that they are a global power," Gortney told reporters Tuesday, before noting that "we do the same sort of thing." Gortney said the number of Russian flights near the US has gone up since tensions between the two nations began to rise following the former's in...

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