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US fighter jets intercept 2 Russian bomber formations in eighth Alaskan incursion this year

The intercept marks the second time in as many weeks that Air Force F-22 Raptor fighter jets intercepted Russian bomber formations near Alaska and the eighth time this year that Russian military aircraft have penetrated the ADIZ

A US Air Force F-22 intercepts a Russian Tu-142 maritime reconnaissance aircraft entering the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone, March 9, 2020.

An F-22 pilot describes it's like to get up close and personal with Russian aircraft over the Arctic

Four times this year, North American Aerospace Defense Command has reported Russian aircraft flying into the Air Defense Identification Zone that extends about 200 miles from Alaska's coast

A Russian Sukhoi Su-35 air force jet seen during MAKS-2009 (the International Aviation and Space Show) in Zhukovsky, Russia, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009.

US pilots' close calls with Russian aircraft are likely to continue, experts say

"Given the unpredictability, you have to make sure that you maintain a safe distance and don't assume anything."

A Russian Sukhoi Su-35 air force jet seen during MAKS-2009 (the International Aviation and Space Show) in Zhukovsky, Russia, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009.

A Russian fighter jet buzzed a US aircraft by flying inverted just 25 feet in front of it

The U.S. Navy said on Wednesday that one of its aircraft was intercepted by a Russian jet while flying in international airspace over the Mediterranean Sea

North American Aerospace Defense Command F-22s, supported by KC-135 Stratotankers and E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft, intercepted two pairs of Russian Tu-142s entering the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone on Saturday, March 14th, 2020

US fighter jets intercept 2 more pairs of Russian reconnaissance planes near Alaska in second and third incidents this week

The U.S. military deployed fighter jets to intercept two pairs of Russian aircraft as they entered the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone on Saturday, North American Aerospace Defense Command announced, the second and third intercepts of Russian aircraft in the area this week