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RAF Jets Sent to Monitor Russian Military Planes Off the Coast of Scotland

An RAF Typhoon jet prepares to take part in enforcing the no-fly zone over Libya. A new report by the Commons Committee of Public Accounts has highlighted problems and massive costs associated with the Typhoon programme. (SAC Neil Chapman/MoD via Getty Images)
An RAF Typhoon jet prepares to take part in enforcing the no-fly zone over Libya. A new report by the Commons Committee of Public Accounts has highlighted problems and massive costs associated with the Typhoon programme. (SAC Neil Chapman/MoD via Getty Images)

Two Typhoon jets were ordered to intercept Russian military planes that were approaching the coast of Scotland on Wednesday morning, Sept. 20, it was reported...




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