Russia Sends Nuclear Bombers Off U.S. Coast Twice in Two Days, Jets Respond – Newsweek

Russia Sends Nuclear Bombers Off U.S. Coast Twice in Two Days, Jets Respond  Newsweek

Russia has flown nuclear-capable bombers and fighter jets off the coast of Alaska twice in two days, drawing a response from the U.S. Air Force. The Russian Defense Ministry said Wednesday in a statement that “two Tu-95MS strategic missile carriers of the Russian Aerospace Forces carried out planned flights in the airspace over the neutral waters of the Chukotka, Bering and Okhotsk seas, as well as along the western coast of Alaska and the northern coast of the Aleutian Islands.” The statement was nearly identical to that of the previous day, when four Tu-95MSs took a similar route and were…

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