While having a haircut, drew this on memory the Hornet intercepting the TU95 Bear bomber shadowing an aircraft carrier reported last week somewhere in South Korea. Two Bears came close to the US flattop and seem harmless but its routine to scramble jets to check for sure.
The Bear bomber is the loudest turboprop in the world and I think the only prop plane that can reach supersonic speed. Have to verify this also. Things are hot again after Putin is muscling its forces from the middle east to the Pacific. And Russia isn’t alone in this kind of reckless actions. Its Asian ally China is snubbing the Philippine protest on the UN arbitrary which the Philippine found favor.
Whatever the result, the Philippines should be ready. Either be military action or plain bruhaha action again by our political leaders.
Hope stability return in our time.