The strategic bomber Tu-95
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MOSCOW, may 12. /TASS/. Russian Tu-95 escorted by two F-22 fighter, the U.S. air force on a separate route, not coming closer than 100 meters, explained to journalists on Saturday the official representative of the Ministry of defense of Russia Igor Konashenkov. The Russian planes have completed all the tasks.
The General noted that “the strategic missile carriers Tu-95MS Air and space forces (VKS) and long-range anti-aircraft Tu-142 of the Navy may 11, successfully completed planned flights over neutral waters” of the Arctic ocean, the Okhotsk and Bering seas. Konashenkov noted that on a separate route, not approaching closer than 100 meters, two F-22 fighter, the U.S. air force for 40 minutes accompanied the aircraft VKS RF,which is carried out flight on the route patrol.