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).
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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Florence was expected to bring very heavy storm surge , rain and flooding to the entire region on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The first waves directly kicked up by the huge storm system should begin coming ashore late Wednesday.
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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