US Fighter Jets Intercept Russian Nuclear Bombers Near Alaska


American fighter jets reportedly intercepted two Russian nuclear-capable bombers near Alaska on Saturday, North American Aerospace Defense Command told The Washington Free Beacon.

Two American F-22 jets intercepted two Tu-95 ‘Bear’ long-range bomber aircrafts in the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone, south of the Aleutian Islands, Michael Kucharek, a spokesman for the Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), told the Free Beacon on Thursday.


U.S. intelligence are watching the Russian military excersises out of concern for the possibility that Russia could be masking actual military movements.


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