US and Japanese air forces conducted a coordinated operation to extract the radar frequency of Chinese air force’s fighter jets when the latter were flying over the Miyako Strait in the western Pacific earlier this week.
In an incident described by Beijing a ‘serious breach’, Japanese Self Defence Force (JSDF) F-15 jets fired flares at Chinese Sukhoi 30 jets. Chinese official media, China Military Online, reported today that the incident looks like an attempt to extract the radar frequency in a joint US Air Force, JSDF operation.
“Chinese military experts believed that Japan's SDF jets were provoking PLA jets in a bid to extract the PLA's air combat capabilities. Media reports show that another eight SDF F-15s and two U.S. reconnaissance aircraft – an EP-3 and an RC-135 – were also flying nearby, provoking suggestion that it was a coordinated operation conducted by Japan and the United States.”, Chinamil said.
Teng Jianqun, a military expert, was quoted as saying that a joint operation by Japan and the United States to probe into the PLA's air combat capabilities in order to facilitate their future responses to PLA flights.
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