On Aug 8, Russian aircraft package consisting of TU-142 & Su 30 were intercepted by Royal Air Force of Britain.
Two separate encounters took place in international airspace near the UK and the Baltic Sea.
In the first incident, RAF Typhoons in Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) scrambled from RAF Lossiemouth to intercept two Russian Tu-142 aircraft approaching UK airspace
These were supported by an RAF Voyager from RAF Brize Norton.
In the second incident, Typhoons deployed on NATO Baltic Air Policing were scrambled from Amari airbase.
They intercepted a Tu-142 and two Su-30 Flanker fighter aircraft which were getting close to Estonian airspace.
In this video Defense Updates analyzes why Russian Tu-142 bomber and Su 30 fighter has no chance against Britain’s Typhoon?
Credit to : Defense Updates