19 Apr '17, 5pm

Russia confirms strategic bombers intercepted by US fighter jets

Russia confirms strategic bombers accompanied by US fighter jets 0 Comment(s) Print E-mailXinhua, April 19, 2017 Adjust font size: ​ Tupolev Tu-95 strategic bomber fleet fly over the Red Square during the military parade marking the 70th anniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War, in Moscow, Russia, May 9, 2015. (Xinhua/Jia Yuchen) Two Russian Tu-95MS strategic bombers have been accompanied by U.S. F-22 fighter jets on a patrol mission over the neutral waters near Alaska, the Russian Defense Ministry said Wednesday. "On April 17, 2017, two Russian Tu-95MS strategic bombers successfully performed the regular aerial patrol mission as scheduled. The flying route was above the neutral waters of the Pacific Ocean, along the Aleutian Islands," the ministry was quoted by the RIA Novosti news agency as saying. The flight lasted more than seven hours and the bombers were...

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