Two strategic missile carriers Tu-160 performed a planned flight in airspace over the neutral waters of the Arctic Ocean, the Barents, Laptev and Kara seas.
The flight duration was more than 15 hours. During the flight, the crews of the Tu-160 worked refueling in the air.
Long-range aviation pilots regularly fly over the neutral waters of the Arctic, North Atlantic, Black
and Caspian Seas, and the Pacific Ocean.
All flights of the airplanes of the Air and Space Forces of Russia are carried out in strict accordance with the International Rules for the Use of Airspace.