The definition of incursion is: 1) a hostile entrance into a territory: RAID 2) an entering in or into
It sent our U.S. jet fighters scrambling to do what? Nothing. Obama was informed of these acts, there were 16 incursions over our space near Alaska and the West Coast. They should have been given multiple U.S. Jet escorts right back out or brouht down. These incursions are to test our response. They should be given a response they wish they hadn’t tested. Putin needs to be sent a message and not via the phone. These are early strategic acts of war. Are we going to sleep while we experience another Pearl Harbor? Putin knows he can do this with this White House and Pentagon. Wake up America……..
The Washington Free Beacon reports:
Russian strategic nuclear bombers conducted at least 16 incursions into northwestern U.S. air defense identification zones over the past 10 days, an unusually sharp increase in aerial penetrations, according to U.S. defense officials.
The numerous flight encounters by Tu-95 Russian Bear H bombers prompted the scrambling of U.S. jet fighters on several occasions, and come amid heightened U.S.-Russia tensions over Ukraine.
Also, during one bomber incursion near Alaska, a Russian intelligence-gathering jet was detected along with the bombers.
and the most interesting part:
A defense official disagreed with the spokeswoman on the increased bomber forays. Russian strategic nuclear forces appear to be “trying to test our air defense reactions, or our command and control systems,” said an official familiar with reports of the incursions.
“These are not just training missions,” the official added.
“Additionally, we have seen significant Russian strategic aircraft deployments…
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