Two Russian Air Force aircraft overflew the airspace of Japan — Japan’s Ministry of Defense

On the one hand, the news quite a ordinary — yes, flew for the planned overflight. On the other hand, in the light of the various saber-rattling in the region landmark event. And, importantly, the hallmark of these flights was their constancy, that is good news, and we do not disappoint our worst friends from Japan.

TOKYO, April 27. / Itar-Tass Belyaev /. Two long-range anti-submarine aircraft of Russian Air Force Tu-142 this morning flew over the airspaceJapanareasouth-west coast of the island of Kyushu and the northern island of Hokkaido, said in a statementJapanesemilitary.
 In Defense of Japan clarified that the violations of the airspace was not, according to local media. Nevertheless, in the air were raised the national Air Force interceptors. According to the Japanese military establishment, at the end of last month, two similar Russian Air Force aircraft overflew already airspaceareaThe East China Sea.

As reported by telephone Moscow ITAR-TASS in the press-service of the Eastern Military District / OIE / Tu-142 scheduled flights performed. "Aviation TSB has made scheduled flights as part of military training," — said the head of the press service of the district, Colonel Alexander Gordeev. "All flights are made in strict accordance with international regulations on the use of airspace," — he stressed.

Russian Air Force regularly fly over international waters, including the water area of the Sea of Japan, both in the military training of crews, and in the course of the exercises without air violationsspaceother states.

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