NATO caught the Russian planes.
Russian heavy aircraft was found near North America, which triggered the American and canadian planes perehvadchik. This was announced by the joint command aerospace defense of North America (NORAD) on Twitter.
It is noted that the Russian aircraft was in international airspace.
“Strategic aircraft, An E-3 AWACS, two U.S. F-22 fighters and two canadian CF-18 identified two Russian strategic bombers Tu-160 “White Swan”, which entered the canadian zone of identification of air defense on 26 January 2019. The bombers remained in international airspace and did not enter sovereign territory”, – stated in the message.
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