Russia’s decision to fly long-range missions with its air force has yielded some very nice photos. Now, thanks to the Danish air force, we also have a nice video (even if a only a short one):
The Tu-95 was video was taken yesterday. The Danes were at Keflavik air base, where they are on a NATO rotation. For NATO pilots, it’s become the preferred place for Tu-95 spotting.
Two Danish F-16s were involved in the meeting.
There’s been a slew of these encounters in recent months. Here’s a snapshot:
As has the F-22.
As has the Mirage 2000."