US Air Force RC-135S planes last month disguised themselves as civilian aircraft, according to a Beijing think tank. Photo: Handout US Air Force RC-135S planes last month disguised themselves as civilian aircraft, according to a Beijing think tank. Photo: Handout
US Air Force RC-135S planes last month disguised themselves as civilian aircraft, according to a Beijing think tank. Photo: Handout

US sent 60 spy planes close to China in September: Beijing think tank

  • Marked rise in flights in Yellow Sea region between China and Korean peninsula, according to Chinese government-backed body
  • Increase in air refuelling may suggest United States is preparing for future long-distance missions in the South China Sea, it says

Topic |   South China Sea
US Air Force RC-135S planes last month disguised themselves as civilian aircraft, according to a Beijing think tank. Photo: Handout US Air Force RC-135S planes last month disguised themselves as civilian aircraft, according to a Beijing think tank. Photo: Handout
US Air Force RC-135S planes last month disguised themselves as civilian aircraft, according to a Beijing think tank. Photo: Handout
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