Friday, January 22, 2021

Topic: intercept

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,...

Russian fighters intercept U.S. B-1B bombers over Bering Sea

Russian MiG-31 and Su-35 fighter jets intercepted U.S. Air Force B-1B strategic bombers over the Bering Sea and escorted the planes until they turned away from the...

U.S. Air Force F-22 fighters intercept Russian nuclear-capable bombers

The North American Aerospace Defense Command has announced that F-22 fighter aircraft intercepted two Russian strategic bombers capable of carrying nuclear weapons late Monday evening. The statement noted...

Russia alarmed by large increase of NATO spy flights

On 8 September, Russian fighter jets again intercept NATO's reconnaissance planes approaching the Russian border over the Barents Sea. The Russian National Defense Control Center reported Tuesday that...

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Ukrainian startup develops low-cost drone interceptor

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U.S. Army repainting its military vehicles with green paint for camouflage

U.S. Army repainting its military vehicles with a woodland green paint scheme appropriate for the Europian region. The dozens of military vehicles were re-painted to...

Excalibur Army unveils new 155mm wheeled self-propelled howitzer

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