Washington: On Saturday, two groups of Russian maritime reconnaissance aircraft entered the Alaska Air Defense Identity Area, which caused a stir in the US Army. "North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), which identifies Russian planes, said in a statement Saturday," Russian aircraft were in the international airspace north of Alaska and it was not in the sovereign territory of the United States or Canada. Entered .''
NORAD is a double command that focuses on protecting both the United States and Canada. According to the statement issued by the media, the detection and monitoring of the aircraft in the air defense identification zone (ADIZ) of the United States or Canada shows how the NORAD adheres to its airspace warning and airspace control mission.
NORAD Commander General Terrence J. O Shawghnessi said, "NORAD is committed to protecting the United States and Canada and to play its role of detecting, following and identifying the aircraft coming to the US and Canada airspace. is ready.''