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Russian Air Force Intercepted by NATO 300 Times Since 2019

Russian Air Force Intercepted by NATO 300 Times Since 2019

NATO officials stated increase in Russian Air Force activity in the Black Sea and parts of Europe since 2014, with nearly 300 interceptions by NATO jets to escort or shadow Russian military aircraft in 2019. On May 19th, four Russian military aircraft, consisting of two Su-27 fighter jets and two Tu-22 strategic bombers were detected flying close to shared airspace ...

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Cold War Era Sukhoi Su-27 “Flanker” to Coup for Air Tattoo

The Sukhoi Su-27 as known by its NATO reporting name “Flanker”, one of the most potent Soviet-built jet fighters rarely seen in the west will make a welcome appearance at the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford next month. Held annually each July at RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire, the Royal International Air Tattoo is the world’s largest military airshow and ...

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