April 8 fighter U.S. air force F-22 intercepted two Russian Il-38, reported April 9 on Twitter, the command of aerospace defense of North America (NORAD).
The Ministry said that the Il-38 were located in the identification zone air defense of Alaska.
“The Russian planes were intercepted over the Bering sea North of the Aleutian Islands, and did not enter the airspace of the US or Canada”, – said in a statement.
The Russian aircraft were intercepted in the Bering Sea north of the Aleutian Islands, and did not enter United States or Canadian sovereign airspace.
— North American Aerospace Defense Command (@NORADCommand) April 9, 2020