WATCH Russian Tu-142MK anti-submarine planes fly on Arctic & Pacific mission, escorted by Norwegian & US jets

Arctic mission

Two squadrons of Russian long-range anti-submarine and reconnaissance aircraft have been patrolling the vast Arctic and north Pacific, the Defense Ministry says. They were closely monitored by NATO jets during the mission.

Three Tu-142MKs conducted a routine mission above the Norwegian Sea and the Barents Sea, escorted by Norwegian F-16 jet fighters during the trip.

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