O'Shaughnesy, NORAD commander, said the latest bomber incident highlights the need for continued air defense vigilance.
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation claims Russian warplanes regularly fly without respecting global safety norms, such as responding to air traffic control and requests to identify themselves.
The aircraft were "intercepted and monitored" by the USA jets until they left the zone, heading west. The previous intercept occurred on September 1. A pair of Russian bombers was caught flying in the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ).
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Many people in coastal communities have followed the mandatory evacuation orders, but some are vowing to stay put and ride it out. Those winds can heard howling at the Frying Pan, a decommissioned lighthouse 55km off the North Carolina coast.
No other details of the intercept were disclosed.
The Russian TU-95 bombers, which were accompanied by two Russian fighter jet escorts, turned away before entering US airspace, according to the statement, which was obtained by CNN.
The Russian military recently launched its largest military drill since 1981. The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, as first noted by Fox News, released a video Wednesday of two Cold War bombers escorted by fighter aircraft taking off for exercises from an airbase in eastern Russia.
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The drills involve almost 300,000 Russian troops along with 1,000 Russian aircraft, 36,000 tanks and other combat vehicles, the news agency said.
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South Carolina's state capital Columbia is at only 89m (292ft). "We're kind of at the mercy of the storm". "We're fully prepared. If you've got a trip coming up to the Caribbean, be sure to check the forecast and the status of your flights with your airline.
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Many people in coastal communities have followed the mandatory evacuation orders, but some are vowing to stay put and ride it out. National Guard soldiers from the state, North Carolina and Virginia are mobilizing to prepare for hurricane recovery efforts.