US F-22 Intercept Russian Strategic Bombers TU-95 Heading For Alaska Ahead of Massive Wargames

US Air Force f-22 stealth fighter jets intercepted two Russian nuclear capable strategic bombers near Alaska on Saturday Russia's Ministry of Defence confirmed the incident first reported by the
F-22-Tu-95 The F-22s intercepted the Tu-95

A Tu-95 intercepted by an F-22 Raptor

Washington free beacon on Thursday unfolded outside US sovereign airspace ahead of Russia's biggest military exercise in modern history two Alaskan based north f-22 fighters intercepted and visually identified two tu-95 bear long-range bomber aircraft flying in the Alaskan air defense identification zone south of the Aleutian Islands Michael Carrick a spokesman for the North American Aerospace Defense Command or Nora told the free beacon the two Russian 295 bomber aircraft were intercepted and monitored by the f-22s until the bombers left the edges along the Aleutian island chain heading west cut Charlotte continued referring to the air defense and


A Tu-95 intercepted by an F-22 Raptor

The F-22s intercepted the Tu-95 Bear strategic bomber about 100 miles southwest of Kodiak

identification zone the u.s. maintains around its borders but while the incident resolved peacefully a defense official told the free beacon that the Russian bombers might have been practicing for a cruise missile strike on US missile defense sites and radars in Alaska Alaska the nearest US state to Russia contains some of the us's most advanced radar and missile defense installations which function as the eyes and ears of much of the US military strategic assets if Waller were to break out between the US and Russia those sites in Alaska would represent likely first targets practicing strikes on key us

Tupolev_Tu-95 Russian Tu-95 “Bear” Bombers

targets Fitz roughly with the stated goals of Russia's massive military exercise which is set to take place in the country's eastern region next week earlier reporting has suggested that Russia and China which is joining parts of the exercise would simulate nuclear war additionally the Russian bombers may have been trying to test the USS response time over the Mediterranean where Russia and its ally Syria have been laying siege to it live Syria's last rebel stronghold long-range planes have practiced refueling and extending their reach Russian media reported the 295 has a propeller-driven cold warrior bomber that has frequently been intercepted around Alaska and elsewhere in recent years the f-22 is the world's most advanced combat jet in one of the stealthiest planes in existence
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