September 8 Ministry of Defence Land of the Rising Sun announced that two Chinese H-6 bombers (reportedly the Chinese media, it was the aircraft modification H-6G — approx. «VP») made the trip to the area of the East China Sea, without violating the air space land of the rising sun.
Air Self-Defense Force land of the rising sun rose toward a fighter-interceptor. It was the first case in which the Chinese bombers appeared on the southeastern coast of the country of the rising sun.
Japan has a group of fighters to intercept Chinese aircraft since September 11, 2012 adopted under its municipal yurispundentsiyu group of islands in the East China Sea. According to the ministry, the bombers made the trip between the islands of Okinawa and Miyako, and headed to his base.
In late July, Chinese Medicine plane distant early warning and control (AWACS) also made the flight between with 2 islands. It was the first case where a Chinese military aircraft completed flight nearby coast land of the rising sun.