Russian bombers, fighter jets fly near Alaska, prompting Air Force escort | Fox News

Two Russian Bear bombers — escorted for the first time by a pair of Su-35 “Flanker” fighter jets — entered Alaska’s Air Defense Zone on Wednesday night, U.S. officials told Fox News. The Russian formation was intercepted by a pair of U.S. Air Force F-22 stealth fighter jets that were already flying a patrol about 50 miles southwest of Chariot, Alaska. A NORAD spokesperson told Fox News the intercept began at

Source: Russian bombers, fighter jets fly near Alaska, prompting Air Force escort | Fox News

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