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RAF Typhoons ‘intercept’ Russian SU-24 bomber over Romanian Black Sea

By ethan / July 26, 2018

The UK’s Royal Air Force says it has launched two Romania-based Typhoon fighter jets, responding to a Russian bomber that was spotted heading towards NATO airspace, over the western Black Sea. The jet took off from Romania’s Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base on the coast of the Black Sea to scramble the Russian Su-24 FENCER aircraft. […]


Moscow’s air-defense system is unique, able to intercept any targets – commander

By ethan / July 7, 2018

Moscow is protected by a state-of-the-art air defense system, which adopts the most modern weaponry available and can intercept any incoming targets, a top commander said amid celebrations of the 100-year anniversary of the unit. “System of air and missile defense of Moscow and the central industrial district is unique, there’s only one such system […]


FBI agent charged over leaks to The Intercept

By ethan / March 29, 2018

An FBI agent in Minnesota has been charged over leaking secret documents to The Intercept, reportedly related to threats made by individuals from a particular Middle Eastern country and the FBI’s use of informants. A two-page document filed by prosecutors for the Department of Justice’s National Security Division, cited by the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, charges Terry James […]


‘Obsessive and obscenity-laden’: Assange hits back at Intercept claims he backed Trump

By ethan / February 16, 2018

WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange has rejected claims by The Intercept that he backed Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. He accused the outlet of furthering one of the authors’ personal obsession. “The editorial propriety of letting Micah F Lee, of all people, instrumentalize the Intercept to further his obsessive, obscenity laden campaign against WikiLeaks must be questioned,” […]


Dramatic moment RAF fighter jets intercept Russian bombers over North Sea (VIDEO)

By ethan / January 16, 2018

Dramatic footage has emerged of two Royal Air Force (RAF) Typhoon jets scrambling to intercept Russian bombers that were seen flying near British airspace. It emerges as the UK government claims such threats are “intensifying.” The video, released by the Ministry of Defense, shows two 1,500mph jets flying alongside one of the Russian TU-160 Blackjacks. […]


UK scrambles 2 RAF Typhoon fighter jets to intercept Russian planes

By ethan / January 15, 2018

Published time: 15 Jan, 2018 11:47 Edited time: 15 Jan, 2018 11:52 Britain scrambled two Royal Air Force Typhoon jets from Scotland to intercept Russian planes close the United Kingdom’s airspace, a defence ministry spokesman said. The Typhoons took off from RAF Lossiemouth in Moray, Scotland, at around 9:30 am to tackle the alleged encroachment. […]

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