Help support TMP


"Chinese Fighter Jets Intercept US Surveillance...." Topic


5 Posts

All members in good standing are free to post here. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page.

For more information, see the TMP FAQ.


Back to the Ultramodern Warfare (2006-present) Message Board



329 hits since 24 Jul 2017
©1994-2017 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP24 Jul 2017 3:53 p.m. PST

…. Plane Over The East China Sea.

"Two Chinese fighter jets intercepted a U.S. Navy surveillance plane over the East China Sea at the weekend, with one jet coming within about 300 feet (91 meters) of the American aircraft, U.S. officials said on Monday.

The officials, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said initial reports showed one of the Chinese J-10 aircraft came close to the U.S. EP-3 plane on Sunday, causing the American aircraft to change direction.

One of the officials said the Chinese jet was armed and that the interception happened 80 nautical miles (148 km) from the Chinese city of Qingdao.

The Pentagon said that the encounter between the aircraft was unsafe, but added that the vast majority of interactions were safe…"
Main page
link

Amicalement
Armand

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP24 Jul 2017 3:57 p.m. PST

China really thinks all that territory is theirs, huh?

Dan
TMP link

picture

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP25 Jul 2017 10:39 a.m. PST

(smile)


Amicalement
Armand

Personal logo piper909 Supporting Member of TMP25 Jul 2017 10:50 a.m. PST

Quelle surprise!

coopman Supporting Member of TMP26 Jul 2017 5:58 p.m. PST

It seems like there could be an itchy trigger finger incident any day now that may very well send us over the edge and into WW3.

Sorry - only verified members can post on the forums.