WATCH Russian Tu-142MK anti-submarine planes fly on Arctic & Pacific mission, escorted by Norwegian & US jets
Three Tu-142MKs conducted a routine mission above the Norwegian Sea and the Barents Sea, escorted by Norwegian F-16 jet fighters during the trip.
In the meantime, a squadron of four Tu-142MKs was sent on a mission to Russia’s Far East, flying over the northern Pacific Ocean. During some parts of their journey, the planes were monitored by US Air Force F-22 jets.
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