Russian bombers patrol the Pacific, Japanese and Korean fighter planes were tracked (Figure)
Data Figure: Russian strategic bombers Tu-95 Bear-style 12
Russian Defense Ministry said that two Russian air force map-95MS “Bear” type of strategic bombers patrol the same day to the Pacific, Japan and South Korea Air Force fighter aircraft more tracking.
Defense Ministry spokesman Vladimir Derek, the Japanese and South Korean Air Force dispatched F-2 fighter, F-15 fighters and F-16 fighter jets to track Russian bombers.
he did not mention Japan and South Korea, the number of Air Force sent fighter. Russian Air Force Su-27 fighter jets sent to escort map-95MS.
according to Derek say, the two map-95MS Novoukrainka from the Russian Air Force bases in the Pacific region 12 hours after the cruise flight back.
2007 August, when Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree to restore strategic bombers fly routine combat patrol, flying area, including the Atlantic, Arctic, Pacific and Arctic regions.
Russian media reports, the Russian Air Force now has 16 Tu-160 long-range strategic bombers, 40 Tu-95S bombers and 141 Tu-22M3 bombers.