In Video : Russian jets chase US B-52 bomber away from Russian border

Footage released by the Russian Ministry of Defence on Thursday shows US Air Force’s nuclear capable bomber B-52H over international waters of the Baltic Sea.

Two Russian jets Sukhoi-27 have forced the US B-52 bomber to move away from the Russian border, the Defense Ministry told the media on Thursday.

 

Two Sukhoi-27 jets of the air defense force were ordered to identify and escort the aircraft. After the strategic bomber B-52H changed course to move away from the Russian state border the jets returned to base, the Defense Ministry’s statement says.