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Russia's increasing military flights around Alaska are 'a strain on our units,' top US commander says

15 days ago   |   By Business Insider

An F-22 intercepts a Russian Tu-95 bomber near Alaska.
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Numerous US officials have said that Russian military flights around Alaska have increased.
Responding to them strains Air Force units in Alaska, the top commander there said Wednesday.
But they still do it "in a timely, professional manner" and "with style," Air Force Lt. Gen. David Krumm said.
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Russian military flights around Alaska are taxing the US units that respond to them, but they are handling the strain well, the top US commander in Alaska said Wednesday. Air Force Lt. Gen...
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