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As the jets launched for a second consecutive day, the RAF said it would say nothing more until the operation was "complete". Yesterday's incident was to intercept and escort four Russian Bear aircraft.
RAF Typhoon fighters have been launched against aircraft "approaching the UK area of interest" for the second day in a row.
They were again dispatched from RAF Lossiemouth in Moray, with support from a Voyager air-to-air refuelling tanker based at RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire.
An RAF spokesperson said: "Quick Reaction Alert Typhoon fighters from RAF Lossiemouth, supported by a Voyager Tanker from RAF Brize Norton, have been launched against aircraft approaching the UK area of interest.
According to Reuters, Russian "strategic bombers"