Russian Air Force

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Jim Miklaszewski: Russian fighter intercepted US plane (Audio)

Russian fighter jets make provocative moves toward U.S. military aircraft and a Navy warship, and most Americans didn’t know anything about the dangerous close calls. NBC News Chief Pentagon Correspondent Jim Miklazewski spoke with Phil and […]


A Russian Federation Air Force SU-27 during a simulation of  a hijacking of a passenger plane over the Bering Strait near Alaska on Aug. 27, 2013. 
(AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)

Russian, NORAD forces unite for exercise

Photos from the mission OVER ALASKA (AP) — Flying at 34,000 feet over the Bering Strait, the Russian pilots had a singular focus: making sure they smoothly received the hand-off of a “hijacked” jetliner from […]



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