17 Feb

Air Force confirms Russian jets circled US territory of Guam

Fox News:

The Air Force confirms that two Russian bombers on Tuesday circled the U.S. island territory of Guam, prompting U.S. jets to scramble and respond.

Two U.S. Air Force F-15 fighter aircraft, operating out of Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, intercepted the Russian Tu-95 bomber aircraft, which left in a northbound direction, said military spokeswoman Capt. Kim Bender.

Bender said no further action was taken but declined to give more details, citing security reasons.

The incident occurred shortly before President Obama delivered his State of the Union address, as reported first by The Washington Free Beacon.

The newspaper also said the Russian bombers were equipped with nuclear-tipped cruise missiles.

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Curt served in the Marine Corps for four years and has been a law enforcement officer in Los Angeles for the last 24 years.

2 Responses to Air Force confirms Russian jets circled US territory of Guam

  1. Nan G says: 1

    But new Sec State JFKerry called the Russians after North Korea tested a nuclear device.
    The Russians have not returned his call for almost a week after North Korea tested a nuclear device.
    Think they will bother with him over this?

    Our weakness is showing.
    The Iranians say we couldn’t stop them IF they wanted to make a nuclear bomb.

  2. MOS 8541 says: 2

    when did you forget the work-USELESS?


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