Russian Air Force planes made flights over Japanese air space

Russian Air Force aircraft overflew the Japanese airspaceOn Wednesday, two Russian strategic bombers of the Air Force Tu-95 fighter-2 reconnaissance Su-27 and plane distant radar detection A-50 overflights made Japanese air space in the north-east coast of the island of Honshu and the northern island of Hokkaido. This is stated in the statement of the Ministry of Defence, placed media disk imaging in Tokyo.

Japanese violations air space was not, but the Air Force lifted into the air interceptors. The Japanese Defense Ministry said that military aircraft of the Russian Federation for the first time in a number of completed test flight air space. And such was the unprecedented approach of radar reconnaissance aircraft — it is the first time photographed Japanese interceptors.

In the past year, two strategic bombers Tu-95MS Russia for 19 hours flew over the main areas of the country of the rising sun of the island of Kyushu to Hokkaido, not breaking air space country. This was followed 10 fighter jets patrolling the Japanese and South Korean Air Force. The Government of the Land of the Rising Sun after this flyby formally asked Russia to refrain from further such operations, reports ITAR-TASS.

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