Tu-160 flew over the Baltic for seven hours: video
Long-range aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces completed a planned flight over the neutral waters of the Baltic Sea, the duration of which was more than seven hours. At certain stages of the route, Russian supersonic strategic bomber bombers with a variable sweep wing Tu-160 were accompanied by F-16 fighters of the Belgian, Danish and Polish air forces, F-18 Finnish air forces and JAS-39 Gripen of the Swedish air force. The flight was carried out in strict accordance with the International Rules for the Use of Airspace, without violating the borders of other states. After the flight program, the crews of the Russian Aerospace Forces returned to the airfield.