Loading...

2 SU-27 fighter planes of China’s PLA tried to drive away a US U2

Two Chinese fighter planes intruded into Taiwanese airspace, the defense ministry said Monday, in an incident local press said resulted fro...


Two Chinese fighter planes intruded into Taiwanese airspace, the defense ministry said Monday, in an incident local press said resulted from their attempts to drive away a US spy aircraft.
In the high-altitude face-off, one Chinese jet did not leave until two Taiwanese planes were sent to intercept it, the island’s United Daily News reported.
The incident took place in late June when two SU-27 fighter planes of China’s People’s Liberation Army tried to drive away a US U2 reconnaissance aircraft, the News said.
The US plane was reportedly flying along the Taiwan Strait to collect information about the Chinese mainland.
One of the Chinese fighters crossed the middle of the Taiwan Strait, widely considered to be the boundary between Taiwan’s airspace and that of the mainland, the News said.
“The intruder did not turn back until two F-16 fighters of (the) Taiwan Air Force scrambled to intercept it,” it said, citing an unnamed military source.
Taiwan’s defense ministry said that two Chinese Su-27s had briefly flown over the middle of the Strait on June 29.
The ministry said the incident was not “provocative”, but sparked concerns.
“The mainland military needs to exercise its restraint, or unexpected clashes may happen,” warned Shuai Hua-min, legislator with the ruling Kuomintang party.
The incident highlighted fragile mutual trust between Taiwan and China, despite fast-warming ties since President Ma Ying-jeou of the China-friendly Kuomintang came to power in 2008.
Beijing considers Taiwan part of its territory and refuses to abandon the possibility of taking Taiwan by force, even though the island has ruled itself since 1949, when the two sides split at the end of a civil war.
The United States gives diplomatic recognition to Beijing and not Taipei, but provides military support to Taiwan. Under a 1979 act of Congress, the United States is required to provide Taiwan with arms to defend itself.
Last week in its national defense report, published every other year, Taiwan’s defense ministry warned that the military threat to the island from China was greater than ever.
It said the People’s Liberation Army has continued to deploy various new weapons in the Fujian and Guangdong areas, referring to two Chinese provinces located directly to the west of Taiwan.
It said the PLA has more than 1,000 ballistic missiles aimed at Taiwan.










Inquirer News
US 381152443437666044

Poskan Komentar

Apa pendapat anda tentang artikel diatas?

emo-but-icon

Beranda item

Popular Posts

Labels

AA Missile AARM 2011 ACCS Aerobatic Show Aerobatic Team AEW System. Afghanistan AGL AIP Air Defense Air Refueling Aircraft Carrier Aircraft Manufacturing Airfield Airforce Airport Airshow Airstrike Alkom Alutsista Amphibious ship Analisis Anggara Anggaran Anggaran Pertahanan Anti Anti - Missile Missile Anti - Ship Missile Anti-materiel rifle Anti-Ship Missile Defence Anti-Tank Missile APC APS Arm Race Armour Plate Armoured Vehicle Arms Race Arms Sales Artilery ASEAN ASW ATGM Attack Helicopter Australia AWACS Bahan Peledak Ballistic Missile Bangladesh Battle Cruiser BBM Belanda Bersama Lima BOM BOMB Bomber Border Conflict Border Talk Brasil BRIDEX 2011 Brunei Budget Cut BUMN BUMNIS Cambodia Canada Ceko China Cina Coalition Coastal Defense COIN COIN Aircraft Cooperating Producing Military Assets Counter Terrorism Cruise Missile Cyber Warfare Damage Defense Budget Defense Equipment Defense Expo Defense Strategy Defese Dialogue Defexpo 2012 Destroyers Diplomacy DK PBB Drone East Asia Summit Eksport Alutsista Electronic Warfare Elite Forces Engines Eropa ESM Espionage Fast Attack Craft Fighter Fighters Filipina Flight Test Food Aid Foto Frigate Grounded Guided Bombs Helicopter Helicopter ASW Helm Anti Peluru HMTV HPMM HUT TNI AU Ke - 66 HUT TNI Ke - 66 Hypersonic Aircraft I ICBM IFV IMSS India Indobatt Indonesia Industri Pertahanan Inggris Intelejen Inventor IPSC Iran Israel Japan Jerman Jo Joint Development Joint Exercise Joint Fighter Weapon Course Joint Productions Joint Training JSDAF JSF Kapal latih Kapal Selam KASAD Kecelakaan Pesawat Kemhan Kerjasama Pertahanan Kevlar Konflik Konflik Perbatasan Konga Kopassus KTT ASEAN LAPAN Laser Weapons Latgab Latgab antiteror Latihan Tempur LCAC LCU LHA LHD LIFT Light Tank Lomba Menembak LPD LST LUFT Malaysia Manpads Maritime Patrol Aircraft MBT Military Alliance Military Assistance Military Bases Military Budget Military Dialogue Military Drill Military exercise Military exercise area Military Parade Military Power Minehunting MINUSTAH Missile Missile Defense Missile Shield Missile Warning System MLRS Modernization Program Mortar MPA MRO Facilities Myanmar NATO Naval Base Naval Gun System Navy Navy Drills North Korea NUc Nuclear Nuclear Missiles Nuclear Poliferation Nuclear Research Ocean Surveillance Ship Operasi Amfibi Opini OPV Pakistan Pangkalan Militer Panser Passex Pasukan Khusus Pasukan Perdamaian Patkor Patrol Vessel Patroli Patroli Bersama Patroli Perbatasan Peacekeeping Pelanggaran Batas Wilayah Pelanggaran Kedaulatan Penelitian Pengamanan Laut Penjagaan Perbatasan Perang Kemerdekaan Perpres Pertahanan Udara Pesawat Angkut Pesawat Kepresidenan Pesawat Latih PEta Philippine Philippine Navy Pictures Pilot Pirates PLA PMPP PNG Polandia Polemik Presidential Aircraft Prototype Provocation Radar RAN Ranpur Rantis Rebel Reconnaissance Aircraft Reconnaissance Satellites Research Review Revitalisasi Alutsista Rifle RIMPAC RnD Robotics Rocket RSTA Russia SAM Satelite Saudi Arabia Serangan Militer Serbia Simulator Singapore Smart Munitions so Source Code South Korea Spaceport Spanyol Special Forces Srilanka STAWS Stealth Bomber Stealth Fighters Stealth UAV Strategi Strategi Pertahanan Strike Aircraft Submarine Surveillance Aircraft Surveillance Camera Surveillance Systems Swedia Syria Taiwan Talisman Sabre Tank Tanker Aircraft Tanker Vessel. Terror Thailand Timor Leste TLDB TNI TNI - AD TNI - AL TNI - AU TNI-AL Torpedo ToT Trainer Aircraft Training Helicopter Transfers Technology Transport Aircraft Transport Helicopter Transport Ship Transport vehicle Trikora Truck Turkey UAV UCAV Uji Coba UK UN Missions UNIFIL Unmanned Sensor Platform Urban Warfare US US Air Forces US Army US Marines US Navy USAF USMC Vietnam Warship

Random Posts

Flickr Photo