NATO had to escort Russian Tu-142 over five seas and two oceans


Fighters of NATO countries were raised on alert to escort Russian long-range anti-submarine Tu-142 aircraft over five seas and two oceans. Admiral Nikolai Evmenov, who commanded the Ocean Shield 2020 exercises, spoke about this at a briefing.


According to the military leader, Russia sent 10 Tu-142 to carry out missions in the far sea zone. The admiral stressed that Russia carried out its actions in strict compliance with international norms. The flights were carried out over neutral waters. During these exercises, the Tu-142 crews confirmed their high level of qualifications and demonstrated their readiness to complete the assigned task anywhere in the world.

It should be noted that Russia simultaneously flew the Tu-142 of the Northern, Pacific and Baltic fleets, as well as the Long-Range Aviation of the Aerospace Forces. They stayed in the sky for more than 12 hours and flew over 10 thousand km during this time. At the same time, the Joint Aerospace Defense Command of North America has already confirmed that Russian aircraft did not leave international airspace and did not violate air borders.

In total, 33 aircraft, 15 helicopters and an unknown number of drones from the Russian Navy and Aerospace Forces took part in the aforementioned maneuvers. At the same time, the escort of Tu-142 by NATO aircraft is not unusual, the Russians do the same, regularly meeting various Alliance aircraft near their borders. It's just that this time the Americans and their allies had to strain a little.
  • Photos used: Alex Beltyukov / wikimedia.org
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  1. Observer2014 Offline Observer2014
    Observer2014 29 August 2020 22: 05
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    NATO strained, escorting Russian Tu-142 over five seas and two oceans

    laughing Oh, how they come up with the name of the news, so come up with. The Tu-142 has just started its engines; NATO partners are already running it. I am silent about AWACS, for how many hundreds of kilometers he sees it and aims fighters at him.
    1. Sergey Tokarev Offline Sergey Tokarev
      Sergey Tokarev (Sergey Tokarev) 30 August 2020 07: 22
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      And all sorts of S-400s at AWACS do not lead anything?
      1. Observer2014 Offline Observer2014
        Observer2014 30 August 2020 07: 23
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        Quote: Sergey Tokarev
        and all sorts of S-400 on AWACS do not direct anything?

        Where? In the ocean, a thousand kilometers from the coast, С 400. laughing
        1. Sergey Tokarev Offline Sergey Tokarev
          Sergey Tokarev (Sergey Tokarev) 30 August 2020 07: 24
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          What fighters are 1000 km from the coast?
          1. Observer2014 Offline Observer2014
            Observer2014 30 August 2020 07: 25
            -3
            At AUG American. wink lolPlus bases for the islands and NATO countries.
            1. Sergey Tokarev Offline Sergey Tokarev
              Sergey Tokarev (Sergey Tokarev) 30 August 2020 07: 25
              -1
              American AUGs have calibers with a range of 4000-4500 km.
              1. Observer2014 Offline Observer2014
                Observer2014 30 August 2020 07: 28
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                Quote: Sergey Tokarev
                American AUGs have calibers with a range of 4000-4500 km.

                We are talking about Tu 142. Otherwise we'll reach the ICBM. So what do you really have to object to my first comment? smile

                The Tu 142 has just started the engines, it is already being driven by NATO partners. I am silent about AWACS, for how many hundreds of kilometers he sees it and aims fighters at him.
                1. Sergey Tokarev Offline Sergey Tokarev
                  Sergey Tokarev (Sergey Tokarev) 30 August 2020 07: 30
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                  Such machines have NEVER flown alone and without cover. Not valid.
                  1. Observer2014 Offline Observer2014
                    Observer2014 30 August 2020 07: 31
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                    Quote: Sergey Tokarev
                    such machines have NEVER flown alone and without cover. Not valid.

                    Yeah, they don't fly. It depends on where and where and how long you need to fly. laughing
                    And yours:

                    what fighters are 1000 km from the coast?
                    wassat
                    1. Sergey Tokarev Offline Sergey Tokarev
                      Sergey Tokarev (Sergey Tokarev) 30 August 2020 07: 34
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                      Now is not a war. And Russia does not hunt for American submarines. Especially in the open ocean. When there is a third world war, then you will designate your strategy. "Suvorov" ...
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                      2. Sergey Tokarev Offline Sergey Tokarev
                        Sergey Tokarev (Sergey Tokarev) 30 August 2020 07: 37
                        -2
                        This aircraft will cover the fleet or an armed convoy from submarines. Ships with American barges and fighters will deal with it without your advice.
  • Sergey Latyshev Offline Sergey Latyshev
    Sergey Latyshev (Serge) 29 August 2020 22: 25
    -5
    Right. They tensed terribly.

    It's terribly stressful to fly slowly nearby and take selfies with an almost unarmed rarity.
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  • Sergey Tokarev Offline Sergey Tokarev
    Sergey Tokarev (Sergey Tokarev) 30 August 2020 07: 18
    -1
    NATO members need to borrow harem pants from ukrov ... and they can strain as much as they like.
  • boom Boom Offline boom Boom
    boom Boom (Bum) 30 August 2020 07: 24
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    As we escort, they say on all channels - interception, as they - so it is escort. Propaganda machine.