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Japan Gears up for Electronic Warfare
September 05, 2018

Japan Gears up for Electronic Warfare

By Aki Nakai
Japan is going electromagnetic, with implications for Japanese security policy and the U.S. regional strategy.

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

By Franz-Stefan Gady
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 Doubles Number of Fighter Jets Used for Intercepting Chinese Warplanes
February 28, 2017

Japan Doubles Number of Fighter Jets Used for Intercepting Chinese Warplanes

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Japan increased the number of jets deployed for scrambles against foreign airplanes from two to four.

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

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Japanese aircraft purportedly used fire-control radars to lock onto two PLAAF warplanes flying over the 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

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The number of sorties flown to ward off Chinese intrusions into Japan’s airspace has risen substantially.

Japan Forms New Air Wing to Fend off China’s Advances in East China Sea
February 01, 2016

Japan Forms New Air Wing to Fend off China’s Advances in East China Sea

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Tokyo has recently doubled the number of fighter jets stationed at Okinawa's Naha Air Base.

Is Japan Facing a Shortage of Fighter Aircraft?
June 09, 2015

Is Japan Facing a Shortage of Fighter Aircraft?

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Tokyo needs to step up its modernization efforts, otherwise the JASDF might face an aircraft shortage in the 2020.
Japan, China Scramble Military Jets in East China Sea
January 12, 2013

Japan, China Scramble Military Jets in East China Sea

Tensions continue to mount in the East China Sea between Japan and China over disputed islands.

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