Russia Scrambles Fighter Jet To Intercept US Bomber Over Sea Of Japan


Russia Scrambles Fighter Jet to Intercept US Bomber Over Sea of Japan

MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 17th October, 2021) A Russian fighter jet was scrambled on Sunday to chase a US B-1B Lancer bomber away after radars picked it up close to the national airspace over the Sea of Japan, the Defense Ministry said.

"An MiG-31 fighter was scrambled to identify the aerial target and prevent it from violating the Russian state border," the ministry said, adding that the operation strictly followed international guidelines.

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