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  • Airlines urged by US to give notice to China

    Airlines urged by US to give notice to China

    On the same day that China scrambled fighter jets to enforce its newly declared air defense zone, the Obama administration decided Friday to advise U.S. commercial airlines to comply with China's demands to be notified in advance of flights through t...

  • China patrols air zone over disputed islands

    China patrols air zone over disputed islands

    China sent fighter jets on the first patrols of its new air defense zone over disputed islands in the East China Sea on Thursday, the state news agency, Xinhua, said.

  • 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...

  • India upgrades its military with China in mind

    India upgrades its military with China in mind

    In recent weeks, India has decided to buy 126 fighter jets from France, taken delivery of a nuclear-powered submarine from Russia and worked to ready its first aircraft carrier - modernizing its military to face a rising China.

  • China gives Pakistan 50 fighter jets

    China has agreed to immediately provide 50 JF-17 fighter jets to Pakistan, a major outcome of a visit by Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani to Beijing this week, Pakistani officials said Thursday. China and Pakistan have jointly produced the JF-17 aircraft, but the new planes would be equipped with m...

  • US critical of China test of fighter jet

    US critical of China test of fighter jet

    US Defense Secretary Robert Gates today said that China's revelation during his visit this week of a combat jet's flight test pointed to "a disconnect" between its military and civilian leaders.Gates was speaking in Japan during a week-long Asia tour focused on the threat posed by nuclear-armed Nort...

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