Connect with us


Russian Su-35, MiG-31 Fighter Jets Intercept US Air Force B-1 Bomber Over Bering Sea – WATCH



The Russian defence ministry reported that it has intercepted two US Air Force bombers over the Bering Sea on Wednesday.

According to the release, two USAF B-1 Lancers were intercepted over the area by a MiG-31 Foxhound and a Su-35 Flanker of the Russian Aerospace Forces. The Russian pilots successfully intercepted and escorted the bombers, preventing any territorial violations.

Rafale vs Rafale: Why Indian Rafale Jets Are ‘Far-Superior’ To Egyptian, Qatari & Even The French Air Force?

“On 21 October Russian airspace control means over neutral waters of Bering Sea detected two air targets approaching to the state border of Russia”, the defence ministry report said.

The NATO has increased its reconnaissance flights over the region manifold, which is nevertheless mirrored by the Russians, often escalating the tensions. Earlier, the US Air Force already raised F-22 fighters to escort Russian Tu-95MS strategic missile carriers over the neutral waters of the Chukchi, Beaufort, Bering and Sea of Okhotsk, Sputnik said.

Why Spain Is Rejecting US’ F-18 Super Hornets For Eurofighter Typhoons?

Earlier, in September, the US Air Force flew B-1 Lancers, which, at that time too, were intercepted over the waters of Bering and Okhotsk seas.

Two MiG-31 Foxhounds and later an additional Su-35S were scrambled by the Eastern Military District for interdiction, which escorted the bomber, preventing any border violations. Its video was released by the Russian ministry:

Similar interception was made in April too when a B-1 Lancer flew from Alaska and flew over the Bering Sea.




saudi-uae saudi-uae
Featured5 hours ago

Pakistan Claims Big Victory Over India After Saudi, UAE Led OIC Adopts Surprise Resolution On Kashmir

Amid the reports that the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) meeting in Niger was abandoning the Kashmir issue, the foreign...

Featured7 hours ago

HAL Developed World’s Lightest Attack Helicopter A Stepping Stone For Indian Pilots Towards Apache Choppers

As India looks to induct its indigenous Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) into its armed forces, Indian Air Force (IAF) chief,...

Featured7 hours ago

Pakistan Buying Mini Drones From Turkey To Bolster Its Border Offensive Against India – Reports

To enhance surveillance on the border and fast-track weapons dispatches on the Indian side of Kashmir, Pakistan is roping in...

Apache-Helicopter Apache-Helicopter
Featured7 hours ago

As British Army Goes For A Massive Overhaul It Receives First Two AH-64E Guardian Gunships Helicopters

The British Army has just received its first AH-64E Apache ‘Guardian’ helicopter gunships and would start the replacement of the...

Armata-Tank Armata-Tank
EurAsian Region11 hours ago

Russian Media Says Its T-14 Armata Tank Capable Of Operating On Mars With New Engines

Russia’s T-14 Armata main battle tanks will be able to operate in temperatures as low as -50 degrees Celsius with...

F18-India-Deal F18-India-Deal
Asia Pacific13 hours ago

Doors Open For More Rafale Fighter Jets, F-18 Super Hornets After Another MiG-29 Goes Down

Thursday’s crash of the Indian Navy’s MiG-29K trainer aircraft in the Arabian Sea has once again revived the debate whether...

Asia Pacific13 hours ago

Xi’s China Eradicates Absolute Poverty; Where Does Modi’s India Stand?

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, China has reportedly achieved its long-standing goal of ending absolute poverty. However, there have been no...

Iranian-Islamic-Revolutionary-Guards Iranian-Islamic-Revolutionary-Guards
Featured14 hours ago

Israel-Iran War: Why Israel & US Are ‘Keenly Awaiting’ Iran’s Retaliation After Top Nuclear Scientist Assassinated?

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani directly accused Israel of assassinating Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the Islamic country’s prominent nuclear scientist. He, however, added...

Russia-China Russia-China
Featured23 hours ago

Are Russia & China Taking A Lead From NATO & Working To Develop A Joint Nuclear Powered Aircraft Carrier?

China and Russia’s common adversary, the US, has brought the two powers together and have cooperated by carrying out joint...

JU-88 JU-88
Featured23 hours ago

How The US Got Hold Of Nazi Germany’s Most Ferocious Multi-Role Warplane – The Ju-88s?

The Junkers Ju-88 combat aircraft that was a mainstay in Nazi Germany’s air force, Luftwaffe, miraculously found their way to...