Strategic Missile Carriers Tu-95MS Performed a Planned Flight Over the Neutral Waters of the Japan Sea and the Pacific Ocean
(Source: Russian Ministry of Defence; issued March 24, 2020)
The Russian Ministry of Defense sent two Tu-95MS bombers on a nine-hour flight over the neutral waters of the Japan sea and the North-Western part of the Pacific Ocean; they were escorted by Japanese ASDF fighters for some of the flight. (RUS MoD photo)
Two strategic missile carriers Tu-95MS of the Russian Aerospace forces performed a planned flight over the neutral waters of the Japan sea and the North-Western part of the Pacific Ocean.

The flight duration was more than nine hours.

At some stages of the route, Russian aircraft were accompanied by Japanese air force fighters.

Long-range aviation pilots regularly fly over the neutral waters of the Arctic, North Atlantic, Black and Baltic seas, and the Pacific Ocean.

All flights of Russian Aerospace Forces aircraft are performed in strict accordance with International rules for the use of airspace.

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