The US military said its F-16 fighters blocked two Russian bombers in international airspace near Alaska.
Two Russian Tu-95 bombers were blocked after entering and operating in the Air Defense Area (ADIZ) of Alaska, the North American Air Defense Command (Norad) said on October 18.
ADIZ is an area outside the airspace of a country, established to monitor air storage activities to have more reaction time in the event of hostile action.
While tensions between the United States and Russia have increased related to Moscow's opening of military campaigns in Ukraine, Norad said the Tu-95 bombers were not considered a threat.
Norad monitors, actively identifying foreign military aircraft entering ADIZ and monitors the operations of foreign aircraft, escorts them out of ADIZ if necessary, according to Norad.
Russia has not commented on information.
Strategic bomber tu-95ms.
The Russian Ministry of Defense previously said that the two country's TU-95MS strategic bombers have been flying for more than 12 hours in the Pacific Ocean, Bering Sea and Okhotsk Sea.
The Russian Ministry of Defense describes this as a planned flight on neutral waters, in accordance with international airspace rules.
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Alaska, US anti -air defense area.
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