Apr 19, 2017

U.S. Raptors intercept two Russian Bear bombers off Alaska's coast

The U.S. military says it intercepted two Russian bombers in international airspace off Alaska’s coast. Navy Cmdr. Gary Ross, a Pentagon spokesman, says a pair of F-22 Raptor aircraft intercepted the Russian TU-95 Bear bombers on Monday. Ross says the intercept was “safe and ...

North Korea threatens to launch missile tests 'every week'

Apr 18, 2017

North Korea threatens to launch missile tests 'every week'

North Korea has threatened to launch missile tests “every week,” keeping up its drumbeat as Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Japan with a renewed security commitment designed to soothe nerves over Pyongyang’s atomic weapons program. The North, which is intent on developing a ...