RAF Typhoons warn off Russian spy planes in amazing mid-air photos

RUSSIAN Air Force bombers have been testing the speed and resolve of Britain’s air defences for decades.

Russia’s long-range strategic bombers - many of them TU-95 Bears capable of carrying city-destroying nuclear weapons - make regular probing flights into UK airspace. Today two Antonov AN-12s – four-engined turboprop transport aircraft that are often used for photographic and electronic surveillance  –  made a run into Estonian airspace accompanied by a pair of Russian Sukhoi Su-27 Flanker fighters. They were warned off by two sorties of Royal Air Force...
source: Daily Star

2019-06-26 22:11
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