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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.

Russia Conducts Large-Scale Exercise With its Nuclear Forces
October 12, 2018

Russia Conducts Large-Scale Exercise With its Nuclear Forces

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Unlike in 2017, this year’s strategic forces exercise did not involve the launch of ICBMs.
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.

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.

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.

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?

Russia to Set up Heavy Bomber Division to Patrol Japan, Hawaii, and Guam
October 13, 2016

Russia to Set up Heavy Bomber Division to Patrol Japan, Hawaii, and Guam

By Franz-Stefan Gady
A new division of Russian strategic bombers will soon begin conducting patrols over the Pacific Ocean.

Russia Flies Strategic Bombers Close to Japanese Airspace (Again)
November 19, 2013

Russia Flies Strategic Bombers Close to Japanese Airspace (Again)

Two Russian Tu-95 strategic bombers flew the length of Japan’s airspace this weekend.

Russia Flexes its Atomic Muscles
October 22, 2012

Russia Flexes its Atomic Muscles

Angered by U.S. plans to deploy missile defenses, Moscow puts on display its fearsome nuclear arsenal.

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