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Navy Filmed Russian Maritime Patrol Planes Buzzing Their Arctic Submarine Base Camp

The U.S.-Canadian North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD, has released a video, which U.S. Navy personnel down below captured, showing a pair of Russian Tu-142 Bear maritime patrol aircraft flying at relatively low altitude over a site off the coast of Northwest Alaska being used to support the latest iteration of the Navy’s ICEX submarine exercise.

Moscow Disputes Seoul’s Account Of Unprecedented Aerial Altercation Over Sea Of Japan

Russia has disputed that one of its military aircraft violated South Korea’s national airspace over disputed islets in the Sea of Japan, as well as reports that South Korean fighter jets fired approximately 360 20mm cannon shells in a series of warning shots during the altercation. The incident occurred during a joint Russian-Chinese aerial patrol involving two Tu-95MS Bear bombers and an A-50 Mainstay airborne early warning and control aircraft from Russia’s military flying together with a pair of China’s H-6K bombers.