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Russia intercepts two US bombers in Baltic Sea

Two US Air Pressure B-1B bombers have been intercepted by Russian jets within the Baltic Sea close to the Russian border, CNN reported, citing the Russian Protection Ministry.

“On Might 23, 2023, Russian airspace management over the Baltic Sea detected two plane targets approaching the state border of the Russian Federation,” the Russian Federation’s Nationwide Protection Management Middle mentioned in an announcement on Telegram.

“To forestall the violation of the state border of the Russian Federation, an Su-27 fighter jet from the air protection forces of the Baltic Fleet flew into the air,” it continued, and “the crew of the Russian fighter jet categorised two B-1B strategic bombers of the US Air Pressure as air targets and a predetermined air surveillance zone.” captured

The Russian Protection Ministry commented that the strict motion was taken in accordance with worldwide guidelines on the usage of airspace.

In response to CNN, the Pentagon confirmed there was “contact” between two B-1 bombers and Russian jets.

– I perceive that this can be a secure {and professional} communication with Russian Airways. So there’s nothing substantial so as to add to the matter,” Pentagon Press Secretary Brig. Pat Ryder mentioned at a press convention Tuesday.


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