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Chinese jets intercept U.S. surveillance plane: U.S. officials.

WASHINGTON - Two Chinese fighter jets intercepted a U.S. Navy surveillance plane over the East China Sea at the weekend, with one jet coming within about 300 feet of the American aircraft, U.S. officials said on Monday.

- Reuters - US

Two Chinese warplanes buzz US recon plane: Pentagon.

A U.S. surveillance plane was forced to take evasive action after two Chinese fighters intercepted it over the East China Sea, the Pentagon said Monday.

- The Daily Star - LB

Pentagon: Chinese fighters intercepted US Navy spy plane.

Two Chinese fighter jets performed a dangerous intercept of an American spy plane Sunday over the East China Sea, forcing the Navy EP-3 reconnaissance jet to maneuver to avoid a mid-air collision, a Pentagon spokesman said Monday.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Chinese jets buzz U.S. plane in near-collision over East China Sea.

Chinese fighter jets buzzed a U.S. Navy plane over the weekend over the East China Sea -- nearly leading to a collision, the Pentagon said Monday.

- UPI - US

Chinese jets intercept US surveillance plane - US officials.

Two Chinese fighter jets intercepted a US Navy surveillance plane over the East China Sea over the weekend, with one coming within about 300 feet of the American aircraft, two US officials told Reuters on Monday.

- GMA News - PH

Chinese jets intercept US surveillance plane.

WASHINGTON, July 24 — Two Chinese fighter jets intercepted a US Navy surveillance plane over the East China Sea over the weekend, with one coming within about 91 metres of the American aircraft, two US officials told Reuters today. The...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Chinese jets intercept U.S. surveillance plane: U.S. officials.

WASHINGTON - Two Chinese fighter jets intercepted a U.S. Navy surveillance plane over the East China Sea over the weekend, with one coming within about 300 feet of the American aircraft, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Monday.

- Reuters - US

Pentagon: Chinese fighters intercept US Navy spy plane.

Two Chinese fighter jets performed a dangerous intercept of an American spy plane Sunday over the East China Sea, forcing the Navy EP-3 reconnaissance jet to maneuver to avoid a mid-air collision, a Pentagon spokesman said Monday.

- Stars and Stripes - US

2 Chinese fighter jets buzz US Navy spy plane in East China Sea.

A pair of armed Chinese fighter jets flew dangerously close to a U.S. Navy reconnaissance plane flying in the East China Sea on Sunday afternoon, with the hazardous Chinese behavior nearly causing a "collision," two U.S. officials told Fox News.

- FOX News - US

Chinese jets intercept U.S. surveillance plane - U.S. officials.

WASHINGTON - Two Chinese fighter jets intercepted a U.S. Navy surveillance plane over the East China Sea over the weekend, with one coming within about 300 feet of the American aircraft, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Monday.

- Reuters - US

Chinese jets intercept US surveillance plane in East China Sea.

China Defence MashupWASHINGTON - Two Chinese fighter jets intercepted a U.S. Navy surveillance plane over the East China Sea over the weekend, with one coming within about 300 feet of the American aircraft, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Monday. The officials, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said initial reports ...

- Business Insider - US

Taiwan scrambles jets to monitor military planes from mainland China in air defence zone

Taipei has released two photos of Beijing military planes flying over the East China Sea near the island after it scrambled fighter jets to monitor them on Thursday. Beijing sent H-6 bombers, Y-8 electronic intelligence aircraft and Y-8 jammer aircraft to conduct long-range drills in the island’s air ­defence ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

China commissions sixth Type 052D-class destroyer into East Sea fleet

Key Points China has commissioned its sixth Type 052D destroyer, according an official statement Platform will bolster Beijing's anti-access capabilities in the East China Sea China commissioned its sixth Type 052D destroyer on 17 July, according to a statement posted on the Xiamen

- Jane’s - US

Four Chinese coast guard vessels enter Japanese waters near Senkakus

Four Chinese coast guard ships entered Japanese territorial waters around the Senkaku Islands in Okinawa Prefecture on Monday morning, according to the Japan Coast Guard.This ...

- The Japan Times - JP

JASDF scrambles fighters as Chinese H-6 bombers fly near Okinawa

The Japan Air Self-Defense Force scrambled fighter aircraft on 13 July after six Chinese Xian H-6 strategic bombers were spotted flying through the Miyako Strait between the southern Japanese islands of Okinawa and Miyako in the East China Sea, according to the Ministry of Defense in

- Jane’s - US

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