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on April 20, 2017 in World News

2nd Night in a Row, Russian Equipment Found Off US Coast… 40 Miles

By Ben Marquis Russian bombers capable of carrying nuclear weapons were spotted flying less than 40 miles off the coast of Alaska for the second consecutive evening on Tuesday, prompting the scrambling of an E-3 Sentry early warning AWACS aircraft to keep an eye on them, according to CNN. Two of the same type of Russian aircraft, Tupolev Tu-95 Bear bombers, also came within 100 miles of the coast of Alaska on Monday evening and were greeted by a pair of F-22 Raptor fighter jets. According to Fox News, the E-3 Sentry AWACS plane was scrambled this time to...

By Ben Marquis Russian bombers capable of carrying nuclear weapons were spotted flying less than 40 miles off the coast of Alaska for the second consecutive evening on Tuesday, prompting the scrambling of an E-3 Sentry early warning AWACS...

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