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  • Eyeing China, Japan Seeks Record Defence Budget

    Eyeing China, Japan Seeks Record Defence Budget

    Japan's Defense Ministry on Friday requested money for F-35 stealth fighter jets as part of its biggest-ever budget to bolster its ability to defend remote southern islands, including ones also claimed by an increasingly assertive China.

  • China Vows to Respond to US Surveillance Flights

    China Vows to Respond to US Surveillance Flights

    China says it will keep responding to US military surveillance flights off its coast, rejecting American claims that one of Beijing's fighter jets acted recklessly in intercepting a US Navy plane last week.

  • China Calls US Warplane Accusations 'Groundless': Report

    China Calls US Warplane Accusations 'Groundless': Report

    Beijing dismissed Saturday the Pentagon's accusations that a Chinese fighter jet flew too close to a US military aircraft off Hainan Island, blaming "massive and frequent" surveillance for dangerous mid-air confrontations in state media.

  • China Says Japan Fighter Jets Shadowed its Planes Over Disputed Waters

    China Says Japan Fighter Jets Shadowed its Planes Over Disputed Waters

    Japanese fighter jets shadowed Chinese aircraft patrolling over disputed waters, China's Ministry of Defense said on Thursday, in the latest flare-up of a spat over air space that has deepened a rift between the two countries.

  • Chinese Businessman Accused of Hacking into US Computers to Steal Military Data

    Chinese Businessman Accused of Hacking into US Computers to Steal Military Data

    US authorities have charged a Chinese businessman with hacking into the computer systems of U.S. companies with large defense contracts, including Boeing, to steal data on military projects, including some of its latest fighter jets, officials said F...

  • China sends jets into air zone as Japan, South Korea defy it

    China sends jets into air zone as Japan, South Korea defy it

    China sent fighter jets and an early warning aircraft into its newly declared air defence zone.

  • Japan's PM Shinzo Abe warns China on use of force as jets scrambled

    Japan's PM Shinzo Abe warns China on use of force as jets scrambled

    Japan's leader warned China today against forcibly changing the regional balance of power, as reports said Tokyo had scrambled fighter jets in response to Chinese military aircraft flying near Okinawa.

  • Japan scrambles fighters after China flights: media

    Japan scrambles fighters after China flights: media

    Japan has scrambled fighter jets for two days running in response to four Chinese military aircraft flying over international waters near the Okinawa island chain, according to reports today.

  • Japan readies island wargames amid YouTube PR push

    Japan readies island wargames amid YouTube PR push

    Destroyers, fighter jets and 34,000 troops will take part in a huge exercise aimed at bolstering Japan's ability to protect its remote islands, the government said on Thursday, amid a territorial dispute with China.

  • Japan scrambles fighter jets after Chinese plane flies by southern islands

    Japan scrambles fighter jets after Chinese plane flies by southern islands

    Japan scrambled fighter jets on Wednesday after a Chinese military aircraft flew for the first time through international airspace near its southern islands out over the Pacific, in a move seen by Japan as underlining China's maritime expansion.

  • Pakistan's China-made fighter jets to escort Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's plane

    Pakistan's China-made fighter jets to escort Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's plane

    Six JF-17 Thunder jets of the Pakistan Air Force will escort Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's aircraft when it enters Pakistani airspace on Wednesday at the start of his two-day visit, symbolising the close links between the two sides in defence and stra...

  • China to build second, larger carrier for fighter jets: report

    China to build second, larger carrier for fighter jets: report

    China will build a second, larger aircraft carrier capable of carrying more fighter jets, the official Xinhua news service reported late Tuesday, quoting a senior officer with the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy.

  • China to buy Russian fighters, subs: state media

    China has agreed to buy two dozen fighter jets and four submarines from Russia, state media reported Monday, the country's first large-scale weapons technology purchases from Moscow in a decade.

  • Japan scrambles fighter jets to intercept China plane

    Japan scrambles fighter jets to intercept China plane

    Japan today scrambled fighter jets to head off a Chinese government plane flying towards disputed islands in the East China Sea, the defence ministry said.

  • Jets roar as United States, Japan, Australia drill in Pacific

    Jets roar as United States, Japan, Australia drill in Pacific

    Fighter jets from the United States and two key allies roared into western Pacific skies in the combat phase of annual exercises that have gained importance as the region responds to the rise of China and other potential threats.

  • Japan scrambles jets to head off China plane

    Japan scrambles jets to head off China plane

    Japan scrambled fighter jets on Saturday to head off a Chinese state-owned plane that flew near islands at the centre of a dispute between Tokyo and Beijing, a Japanese Defense Ministry spokesman said.

  • Japan scrambles jets as Chinese plane flies over disputed isles

    Japan scrambles jets as Chinese plane flies over disputed isles

    Japan scrambled fighter jets on Thursday after a Chinese government plane entered for the first time what Japan considers its airspace over disputed islets in the East China Sea, escalating tension between Asia's two biggest economies.

  • Japan scrambles fighter jets for China plane

    Japan scrambles fighter jets for China plane

    Japan scrambled eight fighter jets on Thursday after a Chinese state-owned plane breached its airspace for the first time, over islands at the centre of a dispute between Tokyo and Beijing.

  • China now capable of deploying jets on aircraft carrier: Navy

    China now capable of deploying jets on aircraft carrier: Navy

    China is now capable of deploying fighter jets on its first aircraft carrier after successful landing exercises on it, a senior navy officer has said.

  • China test its J-10 fighters near borders with India

    China test its J-10 fighters near borders with India

    China has conducted a massive military exercise in the high altitude Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, close to the disputed borders with India, during which it has for the first time tested the multi-role J-10 fighter jets. The People's Liberation Army (PLA) A...

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