VIDEO This week, two Russian Tu-160 heavy strategic bombers escorted by MiG-31 were intercepted by a Danish F-16 fighter jet

A pair of Tu-160 strategic bombers made 13-hours flight over the Barents-, Norwegian- and North Seas.

The bombers were escorted by MiG-31 fighter jet and the planes made aerial refueling, the Defense Ministry in Moscow informs.

The flights happened on Wednesday and the Russian military planes were met by Danish and British fighter jets in international air space.