Bear bombers and the general collapse of the status quo

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An F-22 from the 302d Fighter Squadron at Elmendorf AFB, AK intercepts a Russian Tu-95MS Bear H. (USAF image)
An F-22 from the 302d Fighter Squadron at Elmendorf AFB, AK intercepts a Russian Tu-95MS Bear H. (USAF image)

New post up at Liberty Unyielding.  Enjoy!

Busy Bombers

Russian bombers buzz NATO, a lot.

I guess what I find interesting here is not so much the activity itself, but the dearth of reporting on it in the US mainstream media.

I bet you didn’t know that the day Moscow announced the breakthrough in negotiations on the New START treaty – 24 March – Russian Tu-95 Bear bombers buzzed Alaska.  The US Air Force scrambled fighter jets to intercept and escort them.

The Russians have been diligent (if selectively so) about reporting their bomber fleet’s activities in the Pacific, but they’re getting no love from the US MSM. Continue reading “Busy Bombers”