February 9. Russian bomber Tu-95MS bombers off the coast of Japan. Photo made Japanese fighter crew, urgently raised the alarm. The emergence of the five military aircraft near the airspace of Japan, the Japanese Defense Ministry called unprecedented
Provide control of the airspace while on patrol crew AWACS A-50. The appearance of the airspace of Japan, this aircraft has also been found for the first time
Two front-line reconnaissance Su-24 overflew Japan first
Map of Russian aircraft overflight Japanese coast
Two strategic bomber bombers Tu-95MS strategic aviation command, from 7 to 8 February airbase Ukrainian woman has successfully completed the tasks as planned air patrol. The route of flight passes through the neutral waters in the Pacific Ocean, north of the islands of Japan, reports.
During the crew of the Tu-95MS worked skills bezorientirnoy flights over areas, and performed aerial refueling aircraft from two tankers IL-78. At various stages of the flight to the border of the Russian Federation were accompanied by crews of Su-27. Provide control of the airspace while on patrol crew A-50.
"The flight was on patrol about 16 hours. En-route aircraft were accompanied by long-range aviation aircraft F-15, F-16 Self-Defense Forces of Japan "- said Drik.
According to the newspaper VIEW, on Wednesday morning at 9.00 am (4.00 MSK) on Wednesday two strategic bomber Tu-95, the two front-line reconnaissance Su-24 aircraft and airborne early warning and control the A-50 flew over the water area in the northern island of Hokkaido and the northern tip of the main Honshu island on the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Japan.
The emergence of the five military aircraft near the airspace of Japan, the Japanese Defense Ministry called unprecedented. The appearance of the airspace of Japan’s aircraft airborne warning and control the A-50 has also been found for the first time.
In September 2011 two Russian Tu-95 for 14 hours flew over Japanese territory, without violating its airspace. Bombers went into neutral airspace near Nagasaki and then flew to the south to the north and the Pacific Ocean.
In the air space above the water area of the northern island of Hokkaido were joined by two refueling aircraft IL-78 that produced aerial refueling. Then all four aircraft flew towards Russia.
Japan Air Self-Defense Force and then the alarm raised in the air several fighters to escort Russian aircraft and prevent violations of the airspace of Japan.