The United States announced the interception of Russian anti-submarine IL-38 in the region of Alaska

The United States announced the interception of Russian anti-submarine IL-38 in the region of Alaska

American F-22 fighter jets intercepted two Russian IL-38 anti-submarine aircraft in the Alaska area. This was reported in a circulated statement by the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD).


According to the report, to intercept the Russian IL-38 anti-submarine aircraft, two F-22 fighters, a KC-135 Stratotanker tanker aircraft and an E-3 AWACS early warning aircraft were lifted into the air. It is emphasized that Russian aircraft did not enter the airspace of the United States and Canada.

Russian aircraft were intercepted over the Bering Sea north of the Aleutian Islands, they did not enter the sovereign airspace of the United States or Canada

- the message says NORAD.

In turn, the press service of the Eastern Military District reported that the Russian IL-38 anti-submarine aircraft from the naval aviation Pacific fleet completed a training flight to the maximum range with relocation to the operational airfield. During the flight, the crews completed aerial reconnaissance and search for targets at sea.

Particular attention during the exercises was paid to the interaction of aviation with the ship of the Marshal Krylov measuring complex and the tactical groups of the fleet

- said at the headquarters of the Pacific Fleet.
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  1. svp67 April 10 2020 12: 41 New
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    The ship of the measuring complex "Marshal Krylov" - one of the "last Mohicans"
    1. askort154 April 10 2020 12: 58 New
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      ..... Two F-22 fighter jets, a KC-135 Stratotanker tanker tanker and an E-3 AWACS early warning aircraft were launched into the air.

      This is how much kerosene burned, chasing one side ?! fool
      It's a pity Trump does not know about this. Tolley crawl him on Twitter? recourse
      1. svp67 April 10 2020 13: 02 New
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        Quote: askort154
        It's a pity Trump does not know about this.

        Yes, he would have written gratitude to them, so support his shale workers now ...
      2. Vladimir_6 April 10 2020 15: 13 New
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        Quote: askort154
        ..... Two F-22 fighter jets, a KC-135 Stratotanker tanker tanker and an E-3 AWACS early warning aircraft were launched into the air.

        This is how much kerosene burned, chasing one side ?! fool
        It's a pity Trump does not know about this. Tolley crawl him on Twitter? recourse

        Behind two sides
        American F-22 fighter jets intercepted two Russian IL-38 anti-submarine aircraft in the Alaska area.
        hi
      3. Vasyan1971 April 10 2020 15: 25 New
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        Quote: askort154
        This is how much kerosene burned, chasing one side ?!

        What is his count? Oil "suddenly" formed - even pour in, that’s sneaking back and forth, they spend motorcycle resources.
    2. GTYCBJYTH2021 April 11 2020 10: 44 New
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      The last of the living ...... In Vladik, "Marshal Nedelin" is rusting .....
  2. rotmistr60 April 10 2020 12: 54 New
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    Russian aircraft were intercepted over the Bering Sea north of the Aleutian Islands, they did not enter the sovereign airspace of the United States or Canada
    The Americans presented the information in such a way that their layman could understand - if they had not intercepted, then the Russians had definitely violated the border of the United States. And the fact that both ours and yours constantly fly at someone’s borders and every time fighters fly out to meet them can be silent.
    1. Vladimir_6 April 10 2020 15: 22 New
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      Quote: rotmistr60
      The Americans presented the information in such a way that their layman could understand - if they had not intercepted, then the Russians had definitely violated the border of the United States.

      Washington Examiner (USA) reassured the layman:
      On Wednesday, the US Air Force intercepted two Russian Ilyushin IL-38 aircraft 80 kilometers (50 miles) off the coast of Alaska. However, do not worry, these are ordinary Russian tricks.
      First of all, these aircraft did not pose any threat to Alaska. The IL-38 is a marine patrol aircraft, and its task is to detect ships and submarines, and not to strike at targets located deep in the enemy’s territory. Although these two Il-38 aircraft were most likely the most modern models, they do not pose a serious threat to America’s security.

      https://inosmi.ru/military/20200410/247239422.html
  3. sanik2020 April 10 2020 12: 55 New
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    If on the IL-38, there is equipment for taking thermal and electronic casts, from different angles and at different distances, then another question is, who and whom intercepted ?.
    1. Peter is not the first April 10 2020 13: 09 New
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      It’s not just Illy who was engaged in electronic tracking, but our “peaceful” ship Marshal Krylov.
  4. poquello April 10 2020 12: 57 New
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    Two F-22 fighter jets, a KC-135 Stratotanker tanker tanker and an E-3 AWACS early warning aircraft were launched into the air.

    cool, I immediately remembered a series of "jumble" with batteries for watches
  5. smaug78 April 10 2020 13: 07 New
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    They intercept, we intercept. Nothing new ... What's the news?
  6. pafegosoff April 10 2020 13: 12 New
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    Achievement!
  7. KVU-NSVD April 10 2020 13: 30 New
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    Interestingly, if ours disturbed their calm, what would they squeal? Unfortunately, our anti-submariners are not able to prevent their boats from leaving the base ...
  8. Wolf April 10 2020 14: 04 New
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    A o Migi 31 didn't say anything? Skolko know Migi 31 accompanied by IL? ;) and the flight duration was 7 hours! Submarines of the Ohio class are 1/3 of the US nuclear potential!
    1. Wolf April 10 2020 14: 05 New
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      Pay attention to April 21-23, 2020.
    2. Grigory_45 April 10 2020 14: 46 New
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      Quote: Wolf
      A o Migi 31 didn't say anything? Skolko know Migi 31 accompanied by IL?

      in the media such information slipped
      Along the route, IL-38 aircraft were accompanied by MiG-31 fighter interceptors.
      the fact that the MiG-31 has a limited range and flight time (no more than 2,5 hours) is confusing, and is not intended to be escorted at all
  9. Barmaleyka April 10 2020 14: 09 New
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    Russian aircraft were intercepted over the Bering Sea north of the Aleutian Islands, they did not enter the sovereign airspace of the United States or Canada
    and what were you going to?
    1. Wolf April 10 2020 14: 10 New
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      And the submarine is already visible. :)
  10. Chingachguk April 10 2020 14: 34 New
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    Well done !!!! What else can I say !!!!! With the first steam intercepted the tanker !!! As well as two balloons and one derezhbandel !!!!!! Glory to the American fighters !!!!!
  11. Ros 56 April 10 2020 15: 11 New
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    Here are the idiots, just the other day, they were scribbling about the interception of Russian Il-38 fighters, and now anti-submarines. And what does interception mean, flew up, sniffed and flew away?
  12. olhon April 11 2020 00: 10 New
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    Return Alaska.
  13. iouris April 11 2020 15: 18 New
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    These aircraft were built at the factory, the checkpoint of which was located next to the Dynamo metro station.