Die Russiese vloot doen massiewe oefeninge in die Stille Oseaan voor Biden-Poetin-vergadering: verslag doen

CBS Nuus, met verwysing na VS.. verdedigingsamptenare, berig on Tuesday that the Russian bombers never entered the Air Defense Identification Zone. The report said Russian officails called the exercise its largest in the Pacific since the Cold War.

Die VSA. Pacific Fleet and the Defense Department did not immediately respond to an after-hours email inquiry from Fox News. The exercises come just as President Biden en Russies President Vladimir Poetin plan to meet on Wednesday during the highly anticipated summit in Geneva.

The Russian Defense Ministry said the drills involved “tot 20 surface combatants, submarines and support vessels.

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TASS, the Russian news agency, berig that the ships from the Primorye Flotilla of All-Arms Forces have been working ontactical maneuversin the waters. The exercises began on June 10, and included the missile cruiserVaryag,” and an anti-submarine shipAdmiral Panteleev,” Reuters berig. The report said TU-142MZ bombers were also taking part in the drill.

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported that the military appeared to be tight-lipped on the F-22 deployment from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, and cited anirregular air patrolthat had been requested by the Federal Aviation Administration. A KC-135 Stratotanker was also deployed, lui die verslag.

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“Amerikaanse. Indo-Pacific Command is monitoring the Russian vessels operating in international waters in the Western Pacific,” Kapt. Mike Kafka, a spokesman, told CBS News in a statement.

The Honolulu paper said a Russian surveillance ship last month delayed a U.S. missile defense test off Kauai. The paper said the ship wasloitering in international watersfor several days.

Die papier, citing an official, reported that the test was delayed due to concern that the surveillance vessel wouldcollect onthe test.

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