Two Russian Tu-95MS Missile Carriers Fly Near Alaska - MoD
© Russian Defence MinistryTu-95MS Russian strategic bomber-missile carrier
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Two Russian Tu-95MS strategic missile carriers conducted a planned flight over neutral waters of the Bering Sea near Alaska, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Saturday.
"Two Tu-95MS strategic missile carriers of the long-range aviation of the Russian aerospace forces performed a planned flight in the airspace over the neutral waters of the Bering Sea, near the western coast of Alaska. The flight lasted over seven hours," the ministry said in a statement.
The missile carriers were accompanied by Su-30SM jets, the ministry said.
Long-range pilots regularly fly over the neutral waters of the Arctic, the North Atlantic, the Black Sea, the Baltic Sea and the Pacific Ocean.
23 August 2022, 10:09 GMT
All flights of the Russian Air Force aircraft are carried out in strict compliance with international rules of airspace use.