Two US F-22 "Raptor" fighter jets intercepted two Russian TU-ninety five bombers on Tuesday, per an announcement launched by North American Aerospace Protection Portray.The Russian bombers "intercepted west of mainland Alaska had been accompanied by two Russian SU-35 "Flanker" fighter jets", NORAD talked about in an announcement issued Wednesday.
A similar incident occurred on September 1, the Washington Free Beacon first reported. "The Russian airplane remained in global airspace and at no time did the airplane enter United States or Canadian airspace", the assertion talked about.
During the September 1 bomber incursion, the Tu-95s were not shadowed by Russian jets.
NBC News points out that it's not uncommon for these events to occur, and Russian aircraft have been accused several times of violating the airspace of America's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies and flying dangerously close to us ships and aircraft in the Black Sea.
Those planes were also intercepted by F-22 fighters after they crossed into the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone south of the Aleutian Islands.
The Navy's major ballistic missile submarine base is located at Bangor, Washington.
The incident marks the second time US F-22s have intercepted Russian bombers off the coast of Alaska this month.
The bombers and jet fighters also were likely testing US air defenses to gauge NORAD responses and how quickly they respond to incursions in protected airspace. The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, as first noted by Fox News, released a video Wednesday of two Cold War bombers escorted by fighter aircraft taking off for exercises from an airbase in eastern Russia.
Terrance O'Shaughnessy says radar, satellites and fighter jets are used to identify aircraft and determine appropriate responses.
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Governor Cooper said there have been " several hundred" rescue operations and "there are still some people they need to get to". By Friday evening, Florence was downgraded to a tropical storm, its winds weakening to 70 miles per hour as it pushed inland.
The storm was about 880 miles east of the Lesser Antilles - a region still recovering from last year's powerful Hurricane Maria. Some of Florence's behavior, both what has been seen so far and what experts expect, show the influence of climate change.
Once a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 140 miles per hour , the hurricane was downgraded to a Category 1 on Thursday night. Heavy rains were forecast to extend into the Appalachians, affecting parts of Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky and West Virginia.
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And Hurricane Florence will take aim at the Southeast coast of the United States late this week, likely as a major hurricane. In a 2 p.m. advisory, forecasters said sustained winds remained at 60 miles per hour , down from 75 miles per hour Monday.
A state of emergency has been declared in five coastal states - North Carolina, South Carolina , Georgia, Maryland and Virginia. At least 280,000 people are already without power as the outskirts of the storm lashed North and SC , and Virginia.
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Similar declarations were made earlier in North and South Carolina , Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. A fourth victim was killed in Lenoir County while plugging in a generator, according to the governor's office.
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ET, more than 140,000customers along the coast were without power, according to outage maps from Duke Energy and the N.C. If you're in a low-lying area, get out", Mac Hodges, the mayor of the town of Washington, told NPR's Brakkton Booker .
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