Saturday, September 20, 2014

Defense Ministry of Russian Federation explains what the Russian planes were doing near Alaska

The incident on Wednesday from the Russian Military prospective from th source below and be sure to check out the video at this link

The Defense Ministry of the Russian Federation confirmed that, on Thursday, 18 September, during a sudden check combat readiness TSBs two strategic bombers Tu-95, taking off from an air base in Chukotka, worked according to plan tasks patrols over the waters of the Bering Sea and along the northern coast of Alaska.

As noted in the military establishment, "the flight of aircraft of the Air Forces of Russia carried out in strict accordance with international regulations on the use of airspace over neutral waters, without violating the borders of other states. Tu-95 was accompanied by four Russian fighter-interceptor MiG-31 aircraft and two Il-78 tanker. 
Earlier, in the morning on September 20, a representative of the Joint Command of the aerospace defense of North America Captain Jeff Davis said that the United States recorded a finding of a number of Russian bombers in the area near the American air defense of Alaska.

On a section of the route of flight crews in long-range aircraft for three minutes followed by one aircraft USAF F 22 Raptor.