CNN reported a fourth consecutive night flying Russian Tu-95 off the coast of Alaska
Tu-95 videoconferencing four nights in a row flew off the coast of Alaska, according to CNN. According to him, another flight of Russian bombers in the area was recorded on Wednesday, April 19. This time, the U.S. air force did not raise the aircraft for maintenance.
Publish this statement on Friday, 21 April, was posted on the website of CNN.
According to him, the next, the fourth, a flight of Russian bombers in the area was recorded on Wednesday, April 19. This time, the U.S. air force did not raise the aircraft for maintenance.
On 18 April it was reported that in the district of Alaska was seen by two Tu-95 videoconferencing. For their support in the air were raised two fighters F-22 and the aircraft of early radar detection E-3 U.S. air force. They accompanied the Russian bombers until they left the air defence identification zone.
The defense Ministry confirmed air patrols to the coast of Alaska two Tu-95MS April 18, and that they were accompanied by fighters of the air forces of the United States. In the defense Ministry of the Russian Federation said that the Russian aircraft were flying in full accordance with international regulations and do not violate the borders of other countries.
The White house noted that the appearance of Russian bombers in Alaska reported to President Donald Trump, and stressed that such actions are not unusual: Washington also patrolled international airspace, and it’s legal.