According to the information released by the Information Office of the Eastern Military Region of Russia, on the 26th local time
Two Tu-142MZ long-range anti-submarine aircraft of the naval aviation unit of the Russian Pacific Fleet cruised over the Bering Sea and Chukotka Sea in the Russian-American border area, with a cruise distance of more than 8,000 kilometers and a time of more than 11 Hours.
The Eastern Military Region of Russia said that the cruise flight of Russian aircraft strictly abides by international norms for the use of the airspace.
According to the introduction, the crew of the Tu-142MZ anti-submarine aircraft carried out long flights in open areas and without ground navigation command during the cruise, and MiG-31BM fighters from the Pacific Fleet naval aviation escorted the flight.
In addition, the U.S.-Canada Joint Air and Space Defense Command said on the same day that two Russian Tu-142MZ anti-submarine aircraft were tracked in the Alaska Air Defense Identification Zone.