30 Jul '15, 12pm

#RAF Typhoons intercept 10 Russian aircraft

#RAF Typhoons intercept 10 Russian aircraft

The Typhoon aircraft, from 6 (Fighter) Squadron, RAF Lossiemouth were launched after multiple groups of aircraft were detected by NATO air defences in international airspace near to the Baltic States. Once airborne, the RAF jets identified the aircraft as 4 x FULLBACKS Sukhoi Su-34 fighters, 4 x FOXHOUNDS Mikoyan MiG-31 fighters and 2 x Antonov An26 ‘CURL’ transport aircraft who appeared to be carrying out a variety of routine training. The Russian aircraft were monitored by the RAF Typhoons and escorted on their way.

Full article: http://www.raf.mod.uk/news/archive/royal-air-force-typhoo...

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