Russian jets escort US bombers over Baltic Sea
The crew of the Russian fighter jet classified the air targets as two US Air Force B-1B strategic bombers.
After Russian radars detected two US B-1B bombers over the Baltic Sea flying toward Russian airspace a Russian Su-27 fighter jet to prevent them from entering Russian airspace, the Russian National Defense Control Center revealed.
"The crew of the Russian fighter jet classified the air targets as two US Air Force B-1B strategic bombers … After the foreign military aircraft flew away from the state border of Russia, the Russian fighter returned to its base airfield," the center said.
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