Russian bombers, fighter jets fly near Alaska, prompting Air Force escort

Russian bombers, fighter jets fly near Alaska, prompting

May 04, 2017 · It was the first time the U.S. Air Force has seen advanced Russian Su-35 fighter jets escort Russian Cold War-era bombers near Alaska. The Russian fighter jets …

Russian bombers, fighter jets fly near Alaska, prompting

May 07, 2017 · Tow Russian Bear bombers — escorted for the first time by a pair of Su-35 «Flanker» fighter jets — entered Alaska’s Air Defense Zone on Wednesday night, U.S. officials told Fox

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Russian bombers, fighter jets fly near Alaska, prompting

Russian bombers, fighter jets fly near Alaska, prompting Air Force escort Two Russian Bear bombers — escorted for the first time by a pair of Su-35 «Flanker» fighter jets — entered Alaska’s Air Defense Zone on Wednesday night, U.S. officials told Fox News.

U.S. Air Force intercepts Russian bombers, fighter jets

The bombers were escorted for the first time by two SU-35 Russian fighter jets, Martin reports. U.S. officials had observed the planes the day before at a staging base in Siberia.

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Russian Bombers Fly Near Alaska; Air Force Scrambles Jets

The U.S. Air Force scrambled two F-22 stealth fighter jets and an E-3 airborne early warning plane to intercept the Russian bombers.. The American jets flew alongside the Russian bombers for 12

Russian bombers increase flights near U.S. airspace

Aug 07, 2014 · For the second time since June, Russian nuclear bombers escorted by fighter jets have flown near U.S. and Canadian airspace around Alaska in recent days, prompting …

Air Force Intercepts Russian Bombers Near Alaska Again

For the second time since the beginning of September, Air Force F-22 Raptors like the one above were scrambled to intercept Russian aircraft flying over international waters close to United States airspace off the coast of Alaska.

Air Force intercepts Russian bombers near Alaska

It was the first time the US Air Force has seen the advanced Russian fighter jets escort Russian Cold War-era bombers near Alaska. The jets were unarmed and remained in international airspace