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Japan Air Self-Defense Force: Chinese Intercepts Down 50, Russia Up 60 Percent
July 17, 2017
Japan Air Self-Defense Force: Chinese Intercepts Down 50, Russia Up 60 Percent
Following a record high in 2016, the number of Chinese military aircraft approaching Japanese airspace was almost cut in half from April to June 2017.
Japan Air Self-Defense Force: Chinese Intercepts Down 50, Russia Up 60 Percent
China Accuses Japan of Endangering its Military Aircraft
October 28, 2016
China Accuses Japan of Endangering its Military Aircraft
Beijing slammed Japan’s air force for scrambling jets and locking radars on to Chinese military aircraft.
China Accuses Japan of Endangering its Military Aircraft
Chinese and Japanese Fighter Jets Come Close to Dogfight in East China Sea
July 06, 2016
Chinese and Japanese Fighter Jets Come Close to Dogfight in East China Sea
Japanese aircraft purportedly used fire-control radars to lock onto two PLAAF warplanes flying over the East China Sea.
Chinese and Japanese Fighter Jets Come Close to Dogfight in East China Sea
Japan's Fighter Jets Intercepted Chinese Aircraft 571 Times in 2015
April 26, 2016
Japan's Fighter Jets Intercepted Chinese Aircraft 571 Times in 2015
The number of sorties flown to ward off Chinese intrusions into Japan’s airspace has risen substantially.
Japan's Fighter Jets Intercepted Chinese Aircraft 571 Times in 2015
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