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Japan scrambles fighter jets 999 times as Chinese sorties increase

Japanese fighter jets were scrambled 999 times to intercept foreign aircraft over the past financial year – and Chinese military planes were involved in nearly two-thirds of the interceptions.The number of interceptions was up from 904 the previous year and was the second highest figure on record.Chinese military aircraft were involved in 638 of the interceptions, up from 500 the previous year, and nearly all of the incidents were in airspace close to Okinawa and above the disputed Diaoyu…... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, Japan scrambles fighter jets 999 times as Chinese sorties increase, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you Japan scrambles fighter jets 999 times as Chinese sorties increase

 

 

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Published By: SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - Monday, 15 April

 

 

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