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US Air Force jets intercept Russian bombers off Alaska coast

US Air Force jets intercept Russian bombers off Alaska coast

Russian aircraft did not enter the United States airspace, according to CNN, which cited the statement.

American F-22 fighter jets intercepted two Russian Tu-95 bomber off the coast of Alaska. The officials requested anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss that portion of the intercept.

According to the report, the nuclear-capable Russian bombers allegedly strayed into the North American Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ), which covers an area stretching roughly 200 miles off the western coast of Alaska.

A clash of some sort occurred off the coast of Alaska when two US fighter jets intercepted two Russian bombers in its global airspace.

The Russian bombers, which are nuclear capable, did not enter sovereign US or Canadian airspace, he added.

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A pair of US fighter jets intercepted two TU-95 bombers, similar to the one pictured here, Friday morning off the Alaskan coast.

That incident, in which Russian aircraft came within 20 feet of the Navy surveillance plane, was criticized by a U.S. Navy spokeswoman lat month.

That was the first sighting of such Russian long-range bomber missions around Alaska in about two and a half years, a Pentagon spokesman said at the time.

The final time Russian bombers flew as near Alaska was Could 3, 2017, officers advised Fox Information.

"NORAD continues to monitor all air activity emanating from within and outside North American airspace", Miller said.


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