Saturday, April 17, 2021

Topic: intercept

Russia scrambles fighter jet against RC-135W Rivet Joint spy plane

A Russian MiG-31 (NATO reporting name: Foxhound) fighter jet intercepted a U.S. Air Force RC-135W Rivet Joint strategic reconnaissance aircraft over the Pacific Ocean in the Kamchatka...

Russian fighters make unsafe intercept of French Air Force aircraft over Black Sea

Two Russian Su-27 fighter jets on Wednesday conducted an "unsafe" intercept of a group of French Air Force aircraft operating over the Black Sea. Two French Air Force...

Taiwanese Air Force jets intercepted dozens of Chinese military aircraft

The Taiwanese Ministry of National Defense has announced that China's People's Liberation Army Air Force, or PLAAF, boosting its presence in "sensitive areas" near Taiwan. The PLA sent...

Japanese air force jets scramble to intercept Russian and Chinese bombers

The Japan Air Self-Defense Force fighter jets intercepted groups of Russian and Chinese bombers flew a joint patrol mission over the Western Pacific Tuesday. In a statement presented by Japan's Defense...

Russian fighter jet intercept U.S. Air Force spy plane over Bering Sea

The Russian Air Force scrambled MiG-31 jet fighter to intercept a U.S. Air Force RC-135 spy plane over the Bering Sea on Friday, the Defense Ministry’s National...

German fighter jets intercept Russian IL-20 surveillance plane

German Eurofighter jets intercepted four Russian Il-20 Coot electronic intelligence aircraft over the Baltics last week, according to a statement from the German Air Force, or Luftwaffe. The...

Russian Su-27 fighter jets intercept U.S Air Force RC-135 reconnaissance aircraft

Russia’s National Defense Control Center reported that on Saturday Sukhoi Su-27 fighter jet scrambled to intercept the US Air Force’s RC-135 reconnaissance aircraft over the Black Sea. "A...

RAF scrambles fighters to intercept Russian military aircraft

Britain's Royal Air Force (RAF) scrambled Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets on Saturday as multiple Russian aircraft approached the UK airspace, according to multiple reports. On November 28,...

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