World News | Reuters | Tuesday October 20, 2015
China defended the actions of its air force today after Japan said its scrambled fighter jets to prevent possible incursions by Chinese planes a record high number of times in the summer.
World News | Reuters | Monday October 19, 2015
Japan scrambled fighter jets to prevent possible incursions by Chinese planes a record high number of times for the July-September period, the Defence Ministry said today, with Tokyo and Beijing at loggerheads over disputed islets.
World News | Reuters | Friday April 17, 2015
China's Defence Ministry complained today that Japanese surveillance activities threatened the safety of Chinese ships and aircraft, raising the issue after Japan said earlier this week that its jet fighter scrambles had hit levels unseen since the Cold War.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday December 12, 2014
China has denied its new stealth fighter J-31 could take down the US F-35 Joint Strike fighter, but admitted challenging the latter has always been its goal.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 25, 2014
China's state-run media warned Washington on Monday that Beijing could treat its surveillance flights as an "act of hostility", after accusations a Chinese fighter jet flew dangerously close to a US military aircraft.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday August 24, 2014
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.
World News | Reuters | Saturday August 23, 2014
The United States charged on Friday that a Chinese fighter pilot conducted a "dangerous intercept" of a Navy patrol plane in international air space this week, flying a few yards (meters) from the U.S. jet and performing acrobatic maneuvers around it.
World News | Reuters | Thursday December 27, 2012
China is "highly vigilant" about Japanese jet fighter flights over islands claimed by both countries and Japan must bear responsibility for any consequences, Chinese military and maritime officials said on Thursday.
World News | Reuters | Friday November 2, 2012
China's second stealth fighter jet that was unveiled this week is part of a programme to transform China into the top regional military power, an expert on Asian security said on Friday.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday October 15, 2011
A fighter jet has crashed during an exhibition at an air show in central China, though there are no reports of casualties. Footage aired by China Central Television shows the jet sputtering and then nose-diving into a field as the pilot ejects from the cockpit and falls to the ground beneath an open parachute. That and other reports said Friday's a...
World News | Michael Wines, New York Times | Tuesday April 26, 2011
The J-15 Flying Shark is China's newest attack jet, a sinuous fighter with the folding wings, shortened tail cone and bulked-up landing gear it needs to serve on China's first aircraft carrier, which is expected to start sea trials soon. It is indisputable evidence of China's growing mastery of military technology. Also military technology of Russi...