Author Topic: Russia, U.S. chase jet in hijack drill  (Read 3800 times)

Offline Dngnkeeper

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Russia, U.S. chase jet in hijack drill
« on: August 10, 2010, 09:32:17 AM »
In a historic first for Cold War adversaries, U.S., Canadian and Russian military officers directed fighter jets and ground controllers to test how well they could track an international terrorist hijacking over the Pacific Ocean.

A chartered American jet code-named Fencing 1220 sent a mock distress signal shortly after taking off from Anchorage, Alaska, on Sunday, triggering a pursuit by at least seven fighters and a flurry of radio and telephone calls between military and civilian officials on both sides of the Pacific.  ....

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/38628835/ns/world_news-europe/

This caught me completely by surprise. Any thoughts on where to look for coms?

Rick



Offline Chananya Freedman

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Re: Russia, U.S. chase jet in hijack drill
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2010, 01:29:20 PM »
Interesting... :mrgreen: