HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finland's defense ministry said on Thursday it suspected a Russian fighter jet violated Finnish airspace earlier in the day, after it scrambled jets to identify the SU-27 fighter over the Baltic Sea.
According to the Latvian National Armed Forces, Italian fighter jets protecting airspace over the Baltic states were deployed to intercept a Russian refueling aircraft over the Baltic Sea.
Japan has scrambled jets after two Russian fighter planes entered Japanese airspace on Thursday. According to The Japan Daily Press, Tokyo has accused Russia of violating Japanese airspace near the island of Hokkaido. Officials in J...
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's fighter jet scrambles in April-June fell by half to 173 times from a year earlier as Tokyo saw a sharp slide in the number of air maneuvers against Russian aircraft, the Defense Ministry said on Wednesday.
LONDON (Reuters) - British Typhoon fighter jets have intercepted three Russian military transport aircraft approaching the Baltic States, the defense ministry said on Thursday.