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Russia spy plane intercepted in NATO airspace: alliance

By Agence France-Presse on Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

NATO fighter jets intercepted a Russian spy plane over the Baltic Sea after it breached Estonian airspace, the alliance said Wednesday in the latest of such incidents amid tensions with Moscow over Ukraine. 210 more words

Defence Talk

Over 100 warplanes take part in former Soviet states air defense drills

Warplanes of fighter, bombing, assault and long-range aviation as well as 130 command control posts are involved in the military exercises

© ITAR-TASS/Dmitry Rogulin

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Exercise Joint Warrior and airspace management

Currently under way over the Northern UK is Exercise Joint Warrior. This large-scale event brings together multiple service personnel and equipment from across a range of Nato and European military forces. 120 more words


Six Russian fighter jets intercepted off Alaska

Source BBC, 19 September 2014

Six Russian fighter jets were intercepted by American and Canadian planes off the coast of Alaska on Wednesday, US defence officials have confirmed. 120 more words

World At WAR

Russian jets encroach US air zone

An interesting story on Russian Air Force jets apparently flying into the Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) over Alaska. Although the jets did not enter US or Canadian airspace (i.e. 49 more words


Standard training activities? Russian military aircraft buzz Alaska, Canada, Sweden, UK

Norad spox: "we think these are standard training activities…but we'll continue to monitor all air activity approaching American airspace"

— Kirit Radia (@KiritRadia) September 19, 2014…

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International Events

Russian Jets Spotted in Swedish Airspace

Link to article.

Russian Su-24 medium-range bomber, known by Nato as ‘Fencer,’ flies at undisclosed location in Russia in 2002. File photo: AP

UPDATED: Two Russian fighter jets violated Swedish airspace on Wednesday, prompting the government to request an urgent report from the Armed Forces. 163 more words