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Thursday, February 16, 2017

British fighter jets intercepted two Russian “strategists”


In the official Twitter UK Ministry of defence reported about the interception by RAF fighters, two long-range strategic bombers Russian Tu-160.

According to the report, Typhoon fighters were scrambled from a Scottish base in Lossiemouth due to the approximation of Russian Blackjack bombers (Tu-160). British fighters escorted the Russian aircraft until they were within the zone of interests of the UK. Thus in the message it is emphasized that the Russian bombers did not violate the airspace of the UK.

Twitter also posted pictures of Russian aircraft.

Images of the Russian Blackjack Bombers intercepted by @RoyalAirForce Typhoon aircraft from RAF Lossiemouth. pic.twitter.com/vtR9u6BoQw

Ministry of Defence (@DefenceHQ) September 22, 2016.

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