Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Japan Denies Locking Missiles Onto Chinese Fighter Jets Over East China Sea
July 4 2016
MOSCOW (Sputnik) On Monday, the Chinese Defense Ministry said that on June 17 the country's two Su-30 fighter jets had been approached by two Japanese F-15 warplanes during routine patrol over the East China Sea air defense identification zone (ADIZ). According to the ministry, the Japanese jets used fire-control radars to lock on the Chinese planes. The incident was over after the Chinese Su-30s had taken measures prompting the Japanese fighter jets to fly away.