Two strategic missile carriers of the Russian Aerospace Forces performed a planned flight in airspace over neutral waters
Two Tu-160 strategic missile carriers performed a planned flight in the airspace over the neutral waters of the Barents and Norwegian Seas. The fihter escort was provided by the crews of the MiG-31 aircraft of the naval aviation of the Russian Navy. The flight duration was over 8 hours.
Long-range aviation pilots regularly fly over the neutral waters of the Arctic, the North Atlantic, the Black and Baltic Seas, and the Pacific Ocean.
All flights of the Russian Aerospace Force are carried out in strict accordance with the International airspace management system.