For the fourth day in a row, Russian bombers have been spotting next to the Alaskan border.
The Hill reported: Russian aircraft on Friday reportedly flew near Alaska for the fourth time in four days.
Two TU-95 “Bear” long-range bombers flew within the U.S. Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) about 700 nautical miles southwest of Anchorage, though they remained in international airspace, CNN reported. It was not clear if the U.S. scrambled jets to intercept the aircraft.
While such flights are not out of the ordinary, the episode signals a major uptick in the frequency at which Russian aircraft are flying near the U.S.
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