Belgian Air Force F-16s scramble to intercept two Russian Tu-160 bombers

On the 15th of january two belgian F-16's were dispatched by NATO to intercept 2 Russian Tu-160's over the North Sea between England and The Netherlands. The jets departed at 11:21 and made visual contact at 11:51 over the North East of The Netherlands. The F-16's followed the bombers till RAF Typhoons took over the job of escorting them away from NATO air space.

www.xpats.com/belgian-f-16s-intercept-russian-jets-over-nort
www.aviation24.be/military-aircraft/belgian-air-component/be
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By: Gilgamesj (796.40)

Tags: Belgium, Russia, NATO, Putin, RAF, The Netherlands, North Sea

Location: Netherlands