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Japanese Fighters Intercept Chinese Spy Plane in Sea of Japan
August 29, 2018
Japanese Fighters Intercept Chinese Spy Plane in Sea of Japan
The Japan Air Self-Defense Force intercepted a Chinese surveillance aircraft approaching Japanese airspace on August 29.
Japanese Fighters Intercept Chinese Spy Plane in Sea of Japan
Japan Intercepts Chinese Spy Plane in East China Sea
July 28, 2018
Japan Intercepts Chinese Spy Plane in East China Sea
The Japan Air Self Defense Force scrambled fighter jets to intercept a Y-9JB surveillance aircraft on July 27.
Japan Intercepts Chinese Spy Plane in East China Sea
China Flies Su-35 Fighters Over Bashi Channel for First Time
May 12, 2018
China Flies Su-35 Fighters Over Bashi Channel for First Time
Chinese Su-35 fighter jets and H-6K bombers circled Taiwan during a long-range patrol.
China Flies Su-35 Fighters Over Bashi Channel for First Time
China Flies Long-Range Bombers, Fighter Jets Through Miyako Strait
March 26, 2018
China Flies Long-Range Bombers, Fighter Jets Through Miyako Strait
Last week, the Chinese Air Force conducted military drills in the South China Sea and Western Pacific.
China Flies Long-Range Bombers, Fighter Jets Through Miyako Strait
Japan Considering New Anti-Ship Missiles for its Southwestern Islands
March 01, 2018
Japan Considering New Anti-Ship Missiles for its Southwestern Islands
Move part of Japanese fortification of first island chain against Chinese fleets.
Japan Considering New Anti-Ship Missiles for its Southwestern Islands
Japan Mulls Deployment of Anti-Ship Missiles on Okinawa
March 01, 2018
Japan Mulls Deployment of Anti-Ship Missiles on Okinawa
Amid a growing Chinese naval presence, Japan is considering additional steps to protect Miyako Strait.
Japan Mulls Deployment of Anti-Ship Missiles on Okinawa
China’s Air Force Holds Drills Near Japan, South Korea and Taiwan
December 19, 2017
China’s Air Force Holds Drills Near Japan, South Korea and Taiwan
For the first, Chinese military aircraft flew through the Tsushima Strait which lies between Korea and Japan on Monday.
China’s Air Force Holds Drills Near Japan, South Korea and Taiwan
China Flies Long-Range Bombers Near Japan and Taiwan
December 13, 2017
China Flies Long-Range Bombers Near Japan and Taiwan
The Chinese bombers and support aircraft aimed to “test real combat capabilities.”
China Flies Long-Range Bombers Near Japan and Taiwan
Chinese Defense Ministry to Japan: 'Get Used To' PLAAF Operations Through the Miyako Strait
July 17, 2017
Chinese Defense Ministry to Japan: 'Get Used To' PLAAF Operations Through the Miyako Strait
China wants Japan to get used to seeing its military vessels and aircraft transit the Miyako Strait.
Chinese Defense Ministry to Japan: 'Get Used To' PLAAF Operations Through the Miyako Strait
China Flies 6 Heavy Long-Range Bombers Near Japan
July 15, 2017
China Flies 6 Heavy Long-Range Bombers Near Japan
China flew six H-6K bombers through the Miyako Strait. Japan scrambled its fighter jets in response.
China Flies 6 Heavy Long-Range Bombers Near Japan
Chinese Military Aircraft Transit Miyako Strait, Leading Japan to Scramble Jets
March 03, 2017
Chinese Military Aircraft Transit Miyako Strait, Leading Japan to Scramble Jets
China returns to the Miyako Strait.
Chinese Military Aircraft Transit Miyako Strait, Leading Japan to Scramble Jets
China's Aircraft Carriers: Full Steam Ahead?
February 07, 2017
China's Aircraft Carriers: Full Steam Ahead?
A closer look at the advances Beijing has been making of late.
China's Aircraft Carriers: Full Steam Ahead?
Japan Scrambles Jets as China Air Force Flies Bombers, Fighters Through Miyako Strait
November 26, 2016
Japan Scrambles Jets as China Air Force Flies Bombers, Fighters Through Miyako Strait
The Chinese People's Liberation Army Air Force conducted a similar fly-through in September.
Japan Scrambles Jets as China Air Force Flies Bombers, Fighters Through Miyako Strait
East China Sea: Japan Reacts as Chinese Air Force Conducts Miyako Strait Drill
September 26, 2016
East China Sea: Japan Reacts as Chinese Air Force Conducts Miyako Strait Drill
Several types of Chinese military aircraft transited the strategically important strait.
East China Sea: Japan Reacts as Chinese Air Force Conducts Miyako Strait Drill
Japan’s Defense Minister Kept Busy as Obama Visits Asia
April 24, 2014
Japan’s Defense Minister Kept Busy as Obama Visits Asia
Itsunori Onodera has spent the week bolstering Japan’s defenses, but was not helped by his colleagues.
Japan’s Defense Minister Kept Busy as Obama Visits Asia
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