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US Air Force scrambles two stealth fighter jets to intercept Russian bombers

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Here’s what happened

The US military intercepted two Russian ‘Bear bombers’ off the coast of Alaska.

Gary Ross, US Navy Commander and spokesman for the Pentagon said Monday that two F-22 Raptor aircraft intercepted the Russian TU-95 Bear bombers.

Fox News said Tuesday that the Russian Bears had flown within 100 miles of the Alaskan Kodiak Island’s.

Fox News claimed that the F-22 Raptor aircraft had escorted the Russian Bears for approximately 12 minutes. An E-3 airborne early warning plane was also said to have been used to detect the Russian Bears.

It was reported that the Russian TU-95 Bear bombers then returned back to eastern Russia.

 




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