Latest Video Shows F-15 Eagle Intercept Russian SU-30 Flankers

Here is a Latest Video Shows F-15 Eagle Intercept Russian SU-30 Flankers

U.S. Air Force F-15s jet fighter from RAF Lakenheath, United Kingdom, intercept two Russian Navy SU-30 Flankers in international airspace near the Baltics, Nov. 23, 2017.

The intercept was initiated because the Russian aircraft did not broadcast the appropriate codes required by air traffic control and had no flight plan on file.

The U.S. Air Force deployed Airmen and aircraft from RAF Lakenheath to Šiauliai Air Base, Lithuania, for approximately four months to conduct the NATO peacetime air policing mission.

 

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Two Russian Navy SU-30 Flankers are intercepted in international airspace near the Baltics, Dec. 13, 2017.

The intercept was initiated because the Russian aircraft did not broadcast the appropriate codes required by air traffic control and had no flight plan on file.

Pilots from the 493rd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron executed the intercept professionally and operated in international airspace in accordance with all relevant international flight regulations and safety standards.

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