The US air force and Canada raised the aircraft to intercept Russian bombers

The US air force and Canada raised the aircraft to intercept Russian bombers
05:15 Today, the Telegraph Ukrainian Pravda Photo: Twitter the news of the world: aircraft of the United States and Canada rose to intercept the Russian Tu-160.

The United States and Canada raised its military aircraft to intercept two Russian strategic bombers-rocket carriers Tu-160, which entered the canadian zone air defense identification

This was announced by the joint command aerospace defense of North America (NORAD).

“Strategic aircraft, An E-3 AWACS, two U.S. F-22 fighters and two canadian CF-18 clearly identified 2 Russian strategic bombers Tu-160 Blackjack which entered the Canadian zone of identification of air defense on 26 January 2019. The bombers remained in international airspace and did not enter sovereign territory,” – said in a message to NORAD on twitter .

An E-3 AWACS, 2x F-22, 2x CF-18 fighter jets from NORAD positively identified 2x Russian Tu-160 Blackjack strategic bombers entering the Canadian Air Defense Identification Zone on January 26, 2019. Bombers remained in international airspace and did not enter sovereign territory pic.twitter.com/utKe26SRBB

— NORAD & USNORTHCOM (@Norad_Northcom) 26 Jan 2019

 

The Russian defense Ministry said on January 26 that “two strategic missile Tu-160 carried out a planned flight in the airspace over the neutral waters of the Arctic ocean, Barents, Laptev and Kara seas”.

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