UK Ministry of defence has reported Russian supersonic strategic bombers Tu-160 flew dangerously close to the air space of the country. The interception by the decision of the military departments were directed by the British Typhoon fighters.
The incident occurred on February 17, reported Reuters. Two Russian bomber followed in the direction of the airspace of the UK. In response to an RAF base in Eastern England were raised by the British aircraft escorted the Russian pilots while they were in the area controlled by Britain but outside its airspace.
“Any time the Russian aircraft never entered the airspace of the UK,” added the spokesman the British defense Ministry. The specific details of the incident, he did not specify “Tape.ru”.
Russian Tu-160 flying over the North sea accompanied by a British fighter in a southerly direction, reports Sky News.
Indignation at the flights of Russian military planes close to European countries previously expressed by the NATO leadership. The NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that NATO fighters more than a hundred times to intercept Russian military aircraft in 2014, and they are a danger to civil aviation in Europe.