Stock Photo Description: DOD photo of a U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle aircraft, top, from the 12th Fighter Squadron, Elmendorf Air Force Base, intercepts a Russian Tu-95 Bear bomber Sept. 28, 2006, during a Russian military exercise near the western coast of Alaska. The North American Aerospace Defense Command launched three pairs of fighters to detect, intercept, and identify the aircraft during a planned response to the exercise. DoD photo courtesy of U.S. Air Force. (Released). Stock photography by Department of Defense Public Domain.