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Japan Scrambles Fighters to Intercept 4 Russian Strategic Bombers and 4 Fighter Jets
February 16, 2019

Japan Scrambles Fighters to Intercept 4 Russian Strategic Bombers and 4 Fighter Jets

By Franz-Stefan Gady
This constitutes one of the largest single presence of Russian military aircraft near Japanese airspace in recent years.

2 Russian Nuclear-Capable Bombers Enter South Korea’s Air Defense Identification Zone
July 17, 2018

2 Russian Nuclear-Capable Bombers Enter South Korea’s Air Defense Identification Zone

By Franz-Stefan Gady
South Korea and Japan scrambled fighter jets to intercept Russian bombers approaching the air spaces of both countries.
Japan Air Self Defense Force: Intercepts Down 23 Percent
April 17, 2018

Japan Air Self Defense Force: Intercepts Down 23 Percent

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The number of Japan Air Self Defense Force scrambles decreased by 23 percent during fiscal year 2017.

Japanese Fighter Jets Intercept Nuclear-Capable Russian Bombers Near US Base
February 27, 2018

Japanese Fighter Jets Intercept Nuclear-Capable Russian Bombers Near US Base

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Two Russian bombers hurtled close to U.S. and Japanese bases including Misawa Air Base, Yokosuka Naval Base and Atsugi Air Base.

US Aircraft Carrier Scrambles Jets to Intercept Russian Strategic Bombers
November 02, 2017

US Aircraft Carrier Scrambles Jets to Intercept Russian Strategic Bombers

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The bombers were reportedly intercepted as they were approaching a U.S. carrier on October 29.

Japanese Fighter Jets Intercept Russian Bombers
October 31, 2017

Japanese Fighter Jets Intercept Russian Bombers

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Japanese fighter jets scrambled to intercept two Russian bombers approaching Japan's airspace.

Russia Flies Nuclear-Capable Bombers Near North Korea
August 29, 2017

Russia Flies Nuclear-Capable Bombers Near North Korea

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The Russian bombers reportedly violated South Korea’s air-defense identification zone.
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.

Russia Conducts Anti-Submarine Warfare Exercise in Asia
April 19, 2017

Russia Conducts Anti-Submarine Warfare Exercise in Asia

By Franz-Stefan Gady
A Russian anti-submarine warfare aircraft successfully destroyed an enemy boat in a simulated attack.

Japan Scrambles Fighter Jets to Head off Strategic Russian Bombers
April 14, 2017

Japan Scrambles Fighter Jets to Head off Strategic Russian Bombers

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Japan’s Ministry of Defense intercepted three Russian aircraft close to Japanese airspace on April 12.

Japan Scrambles Fighter Jets to Intercept 3 Russian Strategic Bombers
January 26, 2017

Japan Scrambles Fighter Jets to Intercept 3 Russian Strategic Bombers

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Is Russia stepping up its aerial patrols in the Asia-Pacific region?
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