Russian "Bears" flew over the Barents and Norwegian seas

04:35 06.06.2023 Science

Two Tu-95MS strategic missile carriers (according to NATO codification: Bear-H - “Bear”) flew over the neutral waters of the Barents and Norwegian Seas. This was reported by the Russian Ministry of Defense in Telegram.

It is noted that the flight lasted about five hours. Fighter escort was provided by the crews of MiG-31 fighter-interceptors of the Air Force and Air Defense of the Northern Fleet.

“Long-range aviation pilots regularly fly over the neutral waters of the Arctic, the North Atlantic, the Black and Baltic Seas, and the Pacific Ocean. All flights of aircraft of the Aerospace Forces of Russia are carried out in strict accordance with international rules for the use of airspace.

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In May, it became known that the Tu-95MS missile carriers made a planned flight over the neutral waters of the Chukchi Sea. The flight duration was more than 13 hours.

In January, the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) reported that a deeply modernized Tu-95MSM strategic bomber-missile carrier made a test flight.

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