British newspaper the Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers disclosure break the British air defense system has
media reported that the Russian Tu-160 strategic aircraft British bombers had to fly to Helsinki 32 km away from the airspace activity, from the English coast only 90 seconds of flight, British radar failed to find the plane of Russian strategic bombers.
Royal Air Force fighter jets have repeatedly scrambled to intercept Russian bombers
China Network on October 1, according to the British” Daily Mirror “reported, the media disclosed on September 30, a Russian strategic bombers last year had the coast 32 km away from the UK within the airspace activity, while the British radar failed to find the Russian bomber aircraft.
media reports said the plane was Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers to fly 32 kilometers away from Hull, UK airspace activity, from the English coast only 90 seconds of flight, the British failed to find this aircraft radar Russian strategic bombers. This supersonic strategic bombers from Russia’s Volga is located in the Engels air force bases, and it allegedly was being simulated attack exercise. This is the United Kingdom since the end of the Cold War occurred in the most serious of the air defense accident.
reported that the British Royal Air Force radar detected the Russian bombers eventually, but the two fighters for air defense alert at that time but in other tasks. British Royal Air Force four years ago to cut the four fighter squadrons, one pilot said in an interview: “Russians so that we seem helpless, this is a disaster.”
British Ministry of Defense confirmed this incident, but said Britain has a variety of methods of deterring enemy. A spokesman said in a statement: “We have to take off in accordance with the situation needs more aircraft capacity, we are satisfied.”
from the Anglo-Russian relations worsened, the report said, the United Kingdom Royal Air Force fighter jets have repeatedly scrambled to intercept Russian bombers. Last year, the British refused to extradite Russia’s former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko poisoning suspect Lugovoi, so deterioration of bilateral relations between Britain and Russia. The dispute led to the Anglo-Russian mutual expulsion of diplomats, the British Council in Russia’s two offices are also closed earlier this year. (Huang Huan)