USA fighters intercepted two Russian bombers off the coast of Alaska

Самолёты ВВС США перехватили российские бомбардировщики у берегов Аляски

In December 2017, two U.S. F-33 Stealth fighter jets fired warning flares after Russian Su-25 jets entered an agreed deconfliction area in Syrian airspace.

Russian long-range combers got into the Air Defense Identification Zone which extends for around 200 miles from Alaska's western coast.

Two Russian TU-95 "Bear" bombers were intercepted by US F-22 stealth fighters in global airspace off the coast of Alaska on Friday, according to North American Aerospace Defense Command. The Russian aircraft never entered USA airspace, CNN reported, citing the statement.

The U.S. statement also said that the Russian aircraft never entered U.S. airspace.

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Two Russian bombers were intercepted by U.S. stealth fighters in worldwide airspace off the coast of Alaska on Friday. "All the flights are carried out in strict compliance with worldwide rules for the use of airspace, so no state borders are violated", the Russian Defense Ministry pointed out.

A pair of U.S. Air Drive stealth fighter jets intercepted two Russian nuclear-capable bombers Friday morning off the coast of Alaska, a spokesman for NORAD (North American Aeorospace Protection Command) advised Fox Information.

Russian nuclear forces dispatch two strategic bombers into the air defense zone near Alaska on Friday and the aircraft were intercepted by American F-22 jets, the U.S. Northern Command said. The Russian Sukhoi Su-27 jet came within 20 feet of the American P-8 in global airspace.

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