U.S. Air Force fighters intercepted Russian jets late last year

The U.S. Air Force has released footage of F-15 fighter jets flying out of a British airbase intercepting Russian warplanes on two separate occasions late last year. The video, released Friday, shows two recent instances in which F-15s deployed to Šiauliai Air Base, Lithuania, intercepted Russian navy Su-30 Flankers near the Baltics. The compilation shows [...]

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Jon E. Dougherty is a political, foreign policy and national security analyst and reporter with nearly 30 years of experience in both fields. A U.S. Army veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, he holds BA in Political Science from Ashford University and an MA in National Security Studies/Intelligence Analysis from American Military University.