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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
China's Air Force Declares Shaanxi Y-9 Transport Aircraft Operational
December 06, 2017
China's Air Force Declares Shaanxi Y-9 Transport Aircraft Operational
China's take on the C-130J Super Hercules reached operational capability.
China's Air Force Declares Shaanxi Y-9 Transport Aircraft Operational
The Achilles Heel of China's Air Force
December 05, 2017
The Achilles Heel of China's Air Force
The PLAAFs expeditionary capabilities remain weak.
The Achilles Heel of China's Air Force
China Flies 4 Heavy Long-Range Bombers, Spy Planes Near Japan
November 20, 2017
China Flies 4 Heavy Long-Range Bombers, Spy Planes Near Japan
Japan scrambled fighter jets in response.
China Flies 4 Heavy Long-Range Bombers, Spy Planes Near Japan
Japanese Defense Ministry: 'Unusual' Chinese Military Air Activities Increase Near Japan's Airspace
October 16, 2017
Japanese Defense Ministry: 'Unusual' Chinese Military Air Activities Increase Near Japan's Airspace
Total Air Self-Defense Force scrambles dropped slightly from 2016, but Japan remains concerned.
Japanese Defense Ministry: 'Unusual' Chinese Military Air Activities Increase Near Japan's Airspace
Air Forces of Pakistan, China Begin 'Shaheen VI' Exercises
September 11, 2017
Air Forces of Pakistan, China Begin 'Shaheen VI' Exercises
The two countries held the sixth iteration of their major air force exercises, which first began in 2011.
Air Forces of Pakistan, China Begin 'Shaheen VI' Exercises
Xi Jinping Presides Over Massive PLA Parade as Commander-in-Chief
July 31, 2017
Xi Jinping Presides Over Massive PLA Parade as Commander-in-Chief
Xi emphasized that the PLA must "unswervingly" obey and support the Communist Party of China.
Xi Jinping Presides Over Massive PLA Parade as Commander-in-Chief
East China Sea: 2 Chinese Fighters Conduct 'Unsafe' Intercept of US EP-3 Surveillance Aircraft
July 25, 2017
East China Sea: 2 Chinese Fighters Conduct 'Unsafe' Intercept of US EP-3 Surveillance Aircraft
The incident is the third of its kind this year and the second to take place over the East China Sea.
East China Sea: 2 Chinese Fighters Conduct 'Unsafe' Intercept of US EP-3 Surveillance Aircraft
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
China's Navy Will 'Intercept' and 'Follow' Military Vessels and Aircraft
March 12, 2017
China's Navy Will 'Intercept' and 'Follow' Military Vessels and Aircraft
The Chinese navy will "will intercept any intruding aircraft and follow every military vessel in areas under our responsibility."
China's Navy Will 'Intercept' and 'Follow' Military Vessels and Aircraft
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
Chinese Military Recruitment Video Features East China Sea Air Encounter With Japan
January 03, 2017
Chinese Military Recruitment Video Features East China Sea Air Encounter With Japan
"This is China Naval Aviation Force on guard. Attention! You are about to violate Chinese air territory."
Chinese Military Recruitment Video Features East China Sea Air Encounter With Japan
China Protests Japan Fighter Scramble Over Miyako Strait Exercise
December 12, 2016
China Protests Japan Fighter Scramble Over Miyako Strait Exercise
Chinese military aircraft return to the Miyako Strait.
China Protests Japan Fighter Scramble Over Miyako Strait Exercise
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
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