Friday, January 30, 2015

Nuke capable Russian bombers cross English Channel with transponders off

Highly provocative. UK fighter jets were scrambled to "escort" these Russian planes along their route. Civilian aviation was disrupted.

It said the two Russian planes did not enter UK airspace, but the manoeuvres were "part of an increasing pattern of out-of-area operations" by Russia.
The planes were "escorted" by RAF jets "throughout the time they were in the UK area of interest", officials added. Read more. 

Don't f**k with the bear.


Anonymous said...

So it's okay for the UK to have "an area of interest", but not Russia.

Peter Pan said...

Might makes right. The Brits are reduced to the role of chaparon.

PeterP said...

Maybe they are flying looking for high crude prices.

Unknown said...

More propaganda ..... next week it will be a Russian nuclear sub slinking around in Swedish waters.

All part of constructing the threat narrative.

Roger Erickson said...

"constructing the threat narrative"

Which is still pathetically easy to do.

If you can convince tens of millions of people to swill Budweiser, then you can make them do whatever you want, whenever you want.

Case closed.