In February, Japanese planes repeatedly flew to intercept Russian fighters

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In February, Japanese planes repeatedly flew to intercept Russian fighters


25 February 2014. Japan's air defense officials said that during February they had to repeatedly raise their fighters to control Russian military aircraft that flew in close proximity to the territorial space of their country.

The Russian Defense Ministry has repeatedly stated that the planned flights over neutral waters in the waters of the Sea of ​​Japan and the Pacific planes Russian Air Force and naval aviation did not violate the airspace of Japan.

The fighters of the Air Self-Defense Forces of Japan in February, twice raised the alarm because of the Russian military aircraft, according to the Joint Headquarters of Self-Defense Forces.

On Monday, two Tu-95 and one AEW Management and A-50, circled over the Sea of ​​Japan, the west coast of Japan from south to north. 13 February aircraft electronic intelligence IL-20 He flew over the Japan Sea off the west coast of Hokkaido along the west coast of Honshu. Airspace was not violated in both cases.

According to statistics from the Joint Staff, the Air Force for a year 2013 defense raised the alarm 563 times because of the emergence of the country near the military aircraft of foreign countries. In the 288 cases, these were China's aircraft (including one Taiwanese), in 246 - Russia and nine - DPRK.

The Russian Defense Ministry has repeatedly stated that the planned flights over neutral waters in the waters of the Sea of ​​Japan and the Pacific planes Russian Air Force and naval aviation did not violate the airspace of Japan.

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