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Japan: 30 quick takeoffs on a warning signal from April to September
Tokyo, Japan - Fighters would have been sent to intercept Chinese and Russian reconnaissance aircraft flying over disputed territories but no dogfights would have happened
Japanese Air Force has been very busy in aerial alarm situations since last April over the skies of islands whose territorial areas (with the related energy resources underground) is being claimed by China or Russia. Some 30 quick takeoffs by Japanese fighters have been reported since till last September for interception missions towards aircraft coming from China or Russia. Japanese authorities, however,...
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