However, the Russian bombers were shadowed by Canadian F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets during the patrols.
Is Canada still covering Alaskan air space?
posted on 04/10/2010 4:35:46 AM PDT
by Former Proud Canadian
(How do I change my screen name now that we have the most conservative government in the world?)
To: Former Proud Canadian
NAh, we had a small problem with the entire F15 fleet being grounded, so like a good neighbor Canada ‘loaned us a few CF/A 18s to cover the patch while we got the F15 thing sorted out.
Everything is good now.
Oh, and we have F-22s on duty now as well.
Elmendorf AFB = “Top Cover for America”
posted on 04/10/2010 9:59:24 AM PDT
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