A Japanese F-35A stealth fighter. Photo: Kyodo A Japanese F-35A stealth fighter. Photo: Kyodo
A Japanese F-35A stealth fighter. Photo: Kyodo

Japan scrambles fighter jets 999 times as Chinese sorties increase

  • Chinese military planes were involved in nearly two-thirds of the interceptions made by Japanese fighter jets in the past year
  • The number of interceptions is the second highest figure on record

Topic |   China-Japan relations
A Japanese F-35A stealth fighter. Photo: Kyodo A Japanese F-35A stealth fighter. Photo: Kyodo
A Japanese F-35A stealth fighter. Photo: Kyodo
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