MOSCOW, October 22 – Two strategic missile carriers Tu-95MS performed a planned flight over the neutral waters of the Chukotka, Bering and Okhotsk seas, the Russian Defense Ministry said.
“Two strategic missile carriers Tu-95MS of long-range aviation performed a planned flight in airspace over the neutral waters of the Chukotka, Bering and Okhotsk seas. Fighter escort was provided by the crews of the Su-35s of the Air Force and Air Defense Association of the Eastern Military District. The flight duration was more than nine hours,” – the message says.
It is noted that long-range aviation crews regularly fly over the neutral waters of the Arctic, North Atlantic, Black and Baltic Seas, the Pacific Ocean, all flights of the Russian Aerospace Forces are carried out in strict accordance with international rules for the use of airspace.