Russian fighter planes flew back from Venezuela for 10 hours in the US backyard

category:Hot click:332
 Russian fighter planes flew back from Venezuela for 10 hours in the US backyard


Overseas Network, Dec. 16, according to Tass News Agency, 15 local time, the Russian Ministry of Defense Information and Communication Department said that two Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers had returned to the Russian domestic base airport after visiting Venezuela.

It is reported that the two strategic bombers flew over the Atlantic, Caribbean, Norwegian and Barents seas and refueled in the air, flying more than 12,000 kilometers, and finally landed at Venezuelas Simon Bolivar International Airport. During this period, he continued flying over the Caribbean Sea for about 10 hours, accompanied by Venezuelan fighter planes.

Tu-160 Strategic Bomber (Russian Satellite News Agency)

Russian warplanes were once tracked by Norwegian Air Force F-16 fighters on their way to Venezuela. The Russian Ministry of Defense pointed out that the flight of Russian warplanes was carried out in strict accordance with the international rules governing the use of airspace and did not violate the borders of other countries.

Kevin Whitaker (RCNRadio)

Kevin Whitaker, the U.S. ambassador to Colombia, had previously evaluated Russian warplanes to Venezuela, calling them museum exhibits and not provocative. This statement was refuted by Igor Konashenkov, spokesman for Russias Ministry of Defense, who said that the U.S. sides statement was amateur. Since its inception, Russias Tu-160 strategic bomber has not even had comparable bombers in the United States or any other NATO member states in terms of speed of development, weapon delivery, operational scope and inaccessibility. Russia and Venezuela have recently intensified their cooperation in military, economic and educational fields. Earlier, the Russian news agency reported that Russia will continue to develop military cooperation with Venezuela, involving Russian warplanes and warships stationed at Venezuelas airport, and Russian Glonas satellite navigation system will enter Venezuela. Russian Defense Minister Shaugou said he hoped that the landing of Russian warplanes at Venezuelan airports would continue and that naval vessels would be able to enter the countrys ports. Source: Author of Overseas Network: Wang Shanning, Editor-in-Charge: Ji Guojie_NBJ11143

Kevin Whitaker, the U.S. ambassador to Colombia, had previously evaluated Russian warplanes to Venezuela, calling them museum exhibits and not provocative. This statement was refuted by Igor Konashenkov, spokesman for Russias Ministry of Defense, who said that the U.S. sides statement was amateur. Since its inception, Russias Tu-160 strategic bomber has not even had comparable bombers in the United States or any other NATO member states in terms of speed of development, weapon delivery, operational scope and inaccessibility.

Russia and Venezuela have recently intensified their cooperation in military, economic and educational fields. Earlier, the Russian news agency reported that Russia will continue to develop military cooperation with Venezuela, involving Russian warplanes and warships stationed at Venezuelas airport, and Russian Glonas satellite navigation system will enter Venezuela. Russian Defense Minister Shaugou said he hoped that the landing of Russian warplanes at Venezuelan airports would continue and that naval vessels would be able to enter the countrys ports.