October 4 2 Strategic bombers Tu-95MS of the Air Forces, raised from the airfield Ukrainka (Amur region). Successfully completed tasks on a plan of strategic deterrence.
The route of flight passed over neutral waters of the Arctic and Pacific Oceans.
The crews of Tu-95MS consolidated power in this course over bezorientirnoy terrain also performed aerial refueling tankers from the aircraft IL-78, received 20 tons of fuel per aircraft.
The flight duration was 15 hours.
On the route patrol aircraft Distant Aviation accompanied with 2 fighters F-15 U.S. Air Force.
In the process of fulfillment of the objectives crews Distant Aviation interactions were over the territory of the Russian Federation with fighter-interceptor MiG-31 Northwest Association Air Force and Air Defense.
Flight crews often make strategic bombers flying at air patrols over neutral waters of the Arctic, Atlantic, Pacific Ocean as a base, and with operational airfields.
Such flights are made in strict accordance with international regulations on the use of air space without breaking the borders of other countries.