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"Two Alaskan-based NORAD F-22 fighters intercepted and visually identified two Tu-95 'Bear' long-range bomber aircraft flying in the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone, south of the Aleutian Islands," Michael Kucharek, a NORAD spokesman, told the media outlet.
The two fighters will accompany the plane once it enters Taiwan's Air Defense Identification Zone.
With Horizon 2 funding now approved and other procurement of military assets in place, the program is one of the highlights for the horizon's list of big ticket projects intended to bolster the capabilities to the point that it can protect the skies once again and implement the Philippine Air Defense Identification Zone (PADIZ) along its way.
TOKYO, July 27 (KUNA) -- A Chinese military airplane entered South Korea's air defense identification zone on Friday, prompting F-15K fighter jets to make an emergency sortie in response, Seoul's Yonhap News Agency reported.
China will soon establish an Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) in the South China Sea, a specialist in international relations said, amid the latest troubling developments in the disputed waterway.
Regular long range drills in the Western Pacific and patrols over the East China Sea air defense identification zone were for the Air Force to protect China's sovereignty and national security, China's air force spokesman Shen Jinke said, according to a statement posted on the Ministry of Defence website.
A special report follows, on the arbitration the Philippines initiated against Mainland China, as well as materials on China's state practice in international law, including Taiwan's participation in the International Civil Aviation Organization, its position on the East and South China Seas, and responses to Mainland China's declaration of an Air Defense Identification Zone, in addition to statements on the development of the Guang Da Xing No.
is worried that China will broaden these tactics by declaring an Air Defense Identification Zone over the South China Sea in an effort to strengthen its territorial claims, just as it has done over the East China Sea, where it is in dispute with Japan over a set of uninhabited islands.
The incident came as the USS Cowpens was operating in the vicinity of China's only aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, at a time of heightened tensions in the region following Beijing's declaration of an Air Defense Identification Zone farther north in the East China Sea, a U.S.
The incident was followed by China's announcement that it will establish an air defense identification zone (ADIZ) in the East China Sea, which has been repeatedly criticized by the US as well as from other Southeast Asian neighbors.
The Air Defense Identification Zone is airspace over land or water in which the ready identification, location, and control of civil aircraft over land or water is required in the interest of national security.
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