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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
South China Sea: What China's First Strategic Bomber Landing on Woody Island Means
May 22, 2018
South China Sea: What China's First Strategic Bomber Landing on Woody Island Means
Expect these bombers to come to one of China's three airstrip-equipped Spratly artificial islands soon.
South China Sea: What China's First Strategic Bomber Landing on Woody Island Means
China's Future Stealth Bomber Fleet
May 03, 2018
China's Future Stealth Bomber Fleet
What a Chinese aerospace magazine cover tells us about China's future stealth bombers.
China's Future Stealth Bomber Fleet
Revealed: China's Nuclear-Capable Air-Launched Ballistic Missile
April 10, 2018
Revealed: China's Nuclear-Capable Air-Launched Ballistic Missile
China is developing a nuclear-capable air-launched ballistic missile, likely based off the DF-21.
Revealed: China's Nuclear-Capable Air-Launched Ballistic Missile
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
Chinese Fighter Violates South Korea's Air Defense Identification Zone
February 28, 2018
Chinese Fighter Violates South Korea's Air Defense Identification Zone
The Chinese fighter traveled to the eastern side of the Korean Peninsula over the Sea of Japan.
Chinese Fighter Violates South Korea's Air Defense Identification Zone
China's Fifth-Generation Stealth Fighter Is in Combat Service—But With Improved Fourth-Generation Engines
February 13, 2018
China's Fifth-Generation Stealth Fighter Is in Combat Service—But With Improved Fourth-Generation Engines
The J-20 fighter is using an improved variant of the WS-10 engine in use on China's fourth-generation J-10 and J-11 fighters.
China's Fifth-Generation Stealth Fighter Is in Combat Service—But With Improved Fourth-Generation Engines
Chinese Military Plane Crashed During Exercise
February 02, 2018
Chinese Military Plane Crashed During Exercise
Report said at least 12 crew members killed; related videos and photos online were deleted by censors.
Chinese Military Plane Crashed During Exercise
The Early Returns of China’s Military Reforms
January 13, 2018
The Early Returns of China’s Military Reforms
China’s increased capability for joint operations means Taiwan must rethink the Chinese military threat.
The Early Returns of China’s Military Reforms
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
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