Japan raised fighters to escort Russian aircraft

The Air Force Self-Defense Forces of Japan on Saturday raised the alarm on their fighters to escort Russian aircraft stationed at the Japanese borders, reports TASS the message of the Joint Committee of the Chiefs of Staff of the military department of the country.

According to the report, two Russian anti-submarine aircraft Tu-142 flew over the Japanese archipelago, passing over the Sea of ​​Japan and rounding the islands from the south-west.

In addition to them, a Russian Su-24 bomber was in the sky over the Sea of ​​Japan, the agency added.

At the same time, the military clarified that the violation of the country's airspace has not been established.

In the Joint Chiefs of Staff, it was recalled that in the 2017 fiscal year (that is, from April 2017 to March 2018), the Japanese Air Force fighters made 390 sorties to escort Russian aircraft. This is, according to their data, more 89 departures than in the 2016 fiscal year.

At the same time, for the specified period, the number of sorties for intercepting Chinese aircraft was significantly reduced: from 851 to 500, the report says.

According to the military, in the area of ​​the Japanese archipelago fly mainly reconnaissance aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Force, the routes of which most often pass over the Sea of ​​Japan, near the island of Hokkaido and along the eastern shore of Honshu Island.
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  1. +3
    2 September 2018 10: 09
    All is correct. With an honorary escort. They would try not to raise an honorary escort ... wink
    1. +7
      2 September 2018 10: 26
      Somehow in 2013 in Adler, in the evening I went out to the balcony of the hotel, just on Vzlyotnaya Street, I hear a familiar low-frequency sound, I didn't understand if bears were coming in for a landing ?! I turn towards the sea, and from there the AN-22 "Antey" comes in so low ... smile Dishes in the room of jin, jin, jin .... smile Every time this handsome man lands, reminds me of a rhinoceros beetle on takeoff and landing ... smile
      1. +1
        2 September 2018 10: 38
        Quote: Zubr
        I turn towards the sea, and from there the AN-22 "Antey" comes in so low for landing ... Dishes in the room dzin, dzin, dzin ...

        to sense smile
        more than 50 years.
        well built, reliable
        1. +2
          2 September 2018 10: 40
          Still fly! And AN-12 are still flying ....
      2. +1
        2 September 2018 16: 51
        I’m in Krasnodar, also ANs fly, you can’t confuse the sound with anything, the wool in all hard-to-reach places from its roar becomes on end))
    2. 0
      2 September 2018 11: 43
      The Japanese and Germans will now begin to arm and set against Russia .. They know how to fight and want to take revenge? Well, welcome Japanese samurai, we unraveled your invincible Kwantung in a couple of months (evil Russian soldiers transferred from the western front after the fall of Berlin!))))
      Oh, the Japanese, who forgets his story, for those it repeats ... soldier The United States will leave you and we will be the first to let the Korean-Chinese units go to Japan .. You know what will be there (what are you doing on their territories and did not even apologize)
  2. +2
    2 September 2018 10: 10
    this is how Japanese pilots fly in their watches! defending the base of the invaders from the Russians
    1. +4
      2 September 2018 10: 29
      Quote: seregatara1969
      this is how Japanese pilots fly in their watches! defending the base of the invaders from the Russians

      Yes, we see in this picture the US "proposal" to Japan to create its own military base on its territory in 1945. Yes
  3. -1
    2 September 2018 10: 18
    The Joint Chiefs of Staff reminded that in fiscal year 2017 (that is, from April 2017 to March 2018), the Japanese Air Force fighter made 390 sorties to escort Russian aircraft.

    and the fuel now wow what dear laughing
    that's the economic component laughing
    1. BVS
      2 September 2018 10: 24
      IF RF planes did not fly around Japan, the Japanese Air Force would not fly at all.
  4. +1
    2 September 2018 10: 22
    Well, if the SU-24 was also in the sky above the Sea of ​​Japan, it was also necessary to raise the fleet, not all American Ajis should collect social network posts
  5. HAM
    2 September 2018 10: 29
    You know what you liked? -Not in "academic year"when pilots train, and in "FINANCIAL YEAR", when you have to count every yen, and not fly ....
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    1. +2
      2 September 2018 11: 04
      Japam also needs to be shown that it is not for nothing that they eat their rice and drink sake.
  7. +2
    2 September 2018 13: 27
    Two anti-submarine boats and one bomber jacket - it’s necessary that some kind of armada flew over, they ate prevented the third world ... the owners from Okinawa will probably scratch it

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