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Russian Nuclear "Bear" Bombers Circle Guam

Russian Nuclear "Bear" Bombers Circle Guam

BY: Bill Gertz
February 15, 2013 4:04 pm

Two Russian nuclear-armed bombers circled the western Pacific island of Guam this week in the latest sign of Moscow’s growing strategic assertiveness toward the United States.

The Russian Tu-95 Bear-H strategic bombers were equipped with nuclear-tipped cruise missiles and were followed by U.S. jets as they circumnavigated Guam on Feb. 12 local time—hours before President Barack Obama’s state of the union address.

Air Force Capt. Kim Bender, a spokeswoman for the Pacific Air Force in Hawaii, confirmed the incident to the Washington Free Beacon and said Air Force F-15 jets based on Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, “scrambled and responded to the aircraft.”

Read more: http://freebeacon.com/bear-bombers-over-guam/



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I Just Had A Thought: Did U.S. Launch An ICBM Into Russia

Could it be that the U.S. tried to provote war with Russia?

Could it be that the U.S. sent an ICBM into the vacinity of the Ural Mountains as a display of power..

Does the U.S. want war with Russia as a distraction to our economic situation?

Just askin..