/ Apr 17, 2015

China says Japan's air, sea surveillance threatens safety

Beijing Reuters, Kyodo China’s Defense Ministry said Friday that Japanese surveillance activities threaten the safety of Chinese ships and aircraft. The complaint came two days after Japan said it had been scrambling defense jets at a rate unseen since the Cold War. The Air ...

Mar 9, 2014

ASDF scrambles jets to intercept three Chinese planes

The Air Self-Defense Force scrambled jets Sunday after three Chinese planes approached Japanese airspace, defense officials said. The ASDF response was prompted by a Chinese Y-8 surveillance plane and two H-6 bombers that were flying in international airspace over the East China Sea between ...