According to a report of North American Aerospace Defense Command, Russian bombers were intercepted by US fighter aircraft on Wednesday near Alaska. The bomber was accompanied during a regular cruising over the sea. The first fighter jet designed by Russia had two T-95 aviators, along with two S-35 fighter jets and an A-50 aircraft. Moreover, it was able to carry an early warning and it also had the capability to control aircraft. It came within 20 naval miles of Alaskan coasts situated in the northwest of the United States. The second formation of Russia had two Tu-95 bombers. It was supported by an A-50, which came within 32 naval miles of Alaskan coasts.
Both of these two formations were coincided by F-22 Raptors of North American Aerospace Defense Command. This fighter aircraft had an E-3 Airborne, along with KC-135 Stratotankers Control and Warning System. The Russian bombers have remained in international airspace and have never entered the sovereign airspace of the United States.
This news was first reported by Reuters, a news agency of RIA and the Russian Defense Ministry.
Recently, General Terrence J. O’Shaughnessy has been appointed as the Chief Commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command. In a recent interview, he gives some aggressive speech that surely inspired the aircraft fighters. According to the interview, General Terrence J. O’Shaughnessy makes it clear that the NORAD forces and their fighter aircraft have the capability and readiness to defend their motherlands 365 days a year, 7 days a week, and 24 hours a day that is demonstrated by intercepting the Russian bombers. Besides, he also added that the flying patrols of NORAD have protected their nation. It also conveys a clear message that they are carrying out their homeland defense missions with the same efficiency and capabilities that they always have in combat.
In April, an alike conflict occurred when the army F-22 stealth fighter aircraft of the United States caught two Russian bombers cruising near the country. According to a report of the US Navy, two fighter jets of Russia soared in an improper and insecure manner in May. It was ambushed by an American scout fighter jet over the Mediterranean Sea. A report comes to light on Tuesday that Russia has confirmed that they are going to fix a discussion this month with the US on prolonging a larger nuclear disarmament agreement.
Sergei Ryabkov is the Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation. According to a report by Agence France-Presse, Sergei Ryabkov, will meet with Marshall Billingsila, Special Envoy of the President in Vienna. Also, as per the report, the meeting is fixed on June 22 and the main purpose of the meeting is to discuss the incident that happened between Russian bombers and US fighter aircraft. As well as try to maintain a peaceful environment. They are going to start a new Nuclear Non-Proliferation agreement between the United States and Russia that expires in February.