The MiG-31 aircraft of the Northern Fleet of Russia flew to escort the Norwegian Air Force over the Barents Sea. This was reported at the National Center for Defense Management (NTSUO) of the Russian Federation on Monday, September 7.
The Orion aircraft changed course after the approach of the Russian fighter and left the border. No violation allowed.
Last week, similar interceptions of Norwegian aircraft occurred four times: 1, 3, 4 and 5 September.
On September 3, the MiG-31 also intercepted US and British reconnaissance aircraft over the Barents Sea.