Russian fighters intercepted US military aircraft in the Bering Sea for two consecutive days

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 Russian fighters intercepted US military aircraft in the Bering Sea for two consecutive days


The Russian National Defense Command Center said in a message: an air target close to Russias border was found over the neutral waters of the Bering Sea. In order to identify air targets and prevent violations of Russias national boundaries, a MiG-31 fighter plane attached to the air defense duty force of the eastern Russian military region was launched

US Air Force RC-135 reconnaissance aircraft

According to the source, Russian fighter pilots identified the air target as a US Air Force RC-135 strategic reconnaissance plane and carried out companion flight over the Bering Sea area. After the U.S. military aircraft turned and left the Russian border, the Russian fighter plane returned to the stationed airport.

On October 21, the Russian Ministry of defense also announced that Russian fighters intercepted two US Air Force B-1B strategic bombers over the Bering Sea on the same day. On October 21, 2020, Russias airspace supervision equipment found two air targets in the Bering Sea that are close to the Russian border, the Russian Ministry of Defense said in a message MiG-31 and Su-35 fighters on duty in the air defense forces of the eastern military region of Russia took off to identify air targets and prevent them from entering Russian territory.

Russian fighters identified the air targets as two B-1B strategic bombers in US space and accompanied them over Bering Sea area, the source said

The Russian army stressed that after the foreign military aircraft flew away from the Russian border, the Russian fighter plane returned to the resident airport smoothly.

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