'The Russian pilots flew in an unsafe and unprofessional manner while crossing within 100 feet of the nose of the B-52 multiple times at co-altitude and while in afterburner causing...
"They are testing our capability and want to see how we are going to react."
"Given the unpredictability, you have to make sure that you maintain a safe distance and don't assume anything."
The aircraft remained in international airspace.
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