Norad and the Alaskan Air Command have been intercepting Russian Bombers from three bases on the Kamchatka Peninsula since I was in the USAF and NORAD.... almost fifty one years. During that time, we scrambled F101 Voodoos from Elmendorf to follow them. They came down through the Canadian Air Defense and down the coast from Washington to near San Francisco. We would scramble F106's from Hamilton AFB and/or the Navy would send out F-4's. They were the same bombers: Tu-95 Bear Bombers with four turbo-prop engines. They turn around and then fly home. The men in the Russian bombers would wave to our pilots and then they would turn.
Trust me, nothing ever happened. We track them on radar and then said goodbye. No harm and no foul
Isn't life funny.😁
Last Edit: Jun 10, 2020 17:47:26 GMT -5 by oldpop2000
Happens several times every year. Whether anyone hears about it depends on how scared of Russia the propagandists want us to be. Mccarthyism really made a comeback the last few years.
Newest and deadliest Russian Submarine will have a new base at Rybachiy Nuclear Submarine Base on Avacha Bay on the Kamchatka Peninsula. It's the same thing, rattling swords to scare the world. It amounts to nothing.