Russian bombers, four times in four days, flew close to Alaska in another series of provocations. On Wednesday, two IL-38 maritime patrol aircraft flew near Alaska and on Thursday two Tu-95 Bear bombers flew near the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone, according to CNN. On Monday, Air Force F-22s responded to TU-95s flying near the zone, and on the next day an Air Force E-3 Sentry also responded to the TU-95s. A North American Aerospace Defense Command official said although the heightened activity has not been seen “for a couple years,” it is not unprecedented, CNN reported.
Space Force Is an ‘Equal Partner’ in CENTCOM, Commander Says
March 27, 2023
The Space Force's top commander for the Middle East faces a two-fold resource problem, he said March 27. But with the support of U.S. Central Command and the Space Force, Col. Christopher Putman hopes to grow his team to confront the myriad of challenges presented to the U.S. in the…