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U.S., China agree to Asia defense rules to avoid air clashes

Asia Pacific Oct 21, 2018

U.S., China agree to Asia defense rules to avoid air clashes

Defense chiefs from the U.S. and China agreed in principle to guidelines on encounters between warplanes, in the latest bid by Pacific nations to keep increased military activity from escalating into conflict. U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis and seven other regional military chiefs, including ...

Asia Pacific Oct 19, 2018

Southeast Asia hails world's first multilateral air encounter code

Southeast Asian countries agreed on Friday to guidelines to manage unexpected encounters between their military aircraft, with host Singapore calling the pact a world first and saying they would encourage their international partners to join. The agreement, signed by defense ministers of the 10-member Association ...