Popular Mechanics – Russian strike jets practiced a mock attack on a Norwegian radar base in 2018, flying uncomfortably close to
According to the Barents Observer, the head of the Intelligence Service revealed details of the mock attack this week in a speech delivered in Norway earlier this week. Lieutenant General Morten Haga Lunde, head of the Intelligence Service, revealed that 11 Sukhoi Su-24 strike aircraft, known as “Fencer” to NATO, conducted the mock attack. According to Lunde, the simulated attack took place on February 14, 2018 and began with 11 Su-24s taking off from Russia’s Monchegorsk air base.
The Fencers flew out into the Barents Sea and then did a