US Fighter Jets Intercept Russian Warplanes Near Alaska for Fifth Time in June

U.S. planes intercepted another group of Russian warplanes near Alaska, marking the fifth intercept of planes in the past three weeks. The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) confirmed that F-22 planes and a KC-135 Stratotanker intercepted two Russian Il-38 aircraft about 50 miles from Alaskan territory. They were flying through the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ), […]

Russian Nuclear-Capable Bombers Intercepted by US Aircraft Near Alaska

Russian nuclear-capable bombers were intercepted and escorted by American fighter jets during a flight over neutral waters close to Alaska. The Russian Defense Ministry confirmed to Reuters F-22 Raptor planes accompanied four Russian Tupolev Tu-95MS nuclear-capable bombers during some periods of their flight. The ministry said the lengthy flight complied with international law. It was the […]