U.S. F-22 fighter jets intercept 4 Russian bombers, 2 fighter jets off coast of Alaska

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The U.S. Air Force F-22 fighter jets have intercepted four Russian bombers and two Su-35 fighter jets off the coast of Alaska.
The North American Aerospace Defense Command says the Russian nuclear capable long-range bombers flew into the Air Defense Identification Zone,... which extends over three-hundred kilometers off Alaska's western coast.
According to CNN,... U.S. military officials view the Russian bomber flights as part of Moscow's training to boost its military's capability to respond to a potential crisis while sending a message of strength to its adversaries at the same time.
To this,... Russia's defense ministry said its strategic missile carriers were performing planned flight training.