Chinese pilot acted legally in encounter with US military plane over South China Sea: Report - Zee News

Beijing: A Chinese pilot had responded "legally and professionally" to a close encounter between military planes from China and the US over the South China Sea, a media report said on Saturday. A US plane approached a Chinese military jet on a routine ...

South China Sea Dispute: Brinkmanship of US and China Can Lead to Major Showdown - Sputnik International

US assertion in the South China Sea against Chinese stance could create a major flashpoint, which could have repercussions beyond the disputed islands, experts warn. US military personnel / Japan. © AP Photo/ Eugene Hoshiko. Japan to Play Larger ...

Chinese Aircraft Passes Within A 1000 Feet Of Navy Anti-Submarine Plane In 'Unsafe' Encounter, Pentagon Says - NDTV

The incident occurred late in the morning in international airspace over the South China Sea. Highlights. Chinese aircraft flies within 1000 feet of US Navy's anti-submarine plane; The incident was one-off and likely unintentional, says Pentagon ...

Chinese Aircraft Has 'Close Encounter' with US Navy Plane over South China Sea - Breitbart News

On Friday, the U.S. Pacific Command announced that one of its patrol aircraft had a “close encounter” with a Chinese plane over the South China Sea. The Pentagon initially classified the encounter as “unsafe” but later walked this judgment back.

China May Build Base at Scarborough Shoal - The Maritime Executive

In an interview this week, Philippine defense secretary Delfin Lorenzana said that it was likely that China would build an installation on disputed Scarborough Shoal. "If we allow them, they will build,” he told AFP. “That's very, very disturbing ...

Chinese, US aircraft in 'unsafe' encounter over South Sea - The Nation

WASHINGTON: A Chinese military aircraft had an "unsafe" encounter with a US Navy surveillance aircraft near a contested reef in the South China Sea, the US Pacific Command said Friday. The two planes came within 1,000 feet (300 meters) of each other ...

Chinese pilot acted 'legally' in encounter with US military plane - Global Times (satire) (press release)

China's defense ministry said Friday that a Chinese pilot had responded "legally and professionally" to a close encounter between military planes from China and the US over the South China Sea. A defense ministry official, who requested anonymity, told ...

US, Chinese aircraft in 'unsafe' encounter over South China Sea - Philippine Star

FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2015 file photo, a KJ-200 airborne early warning and control plane, left, a Y-8J radar plane, center, and a Y-9JB radar plane, right, fly in formation during a parade commemorating the 70th anniversary of Japan's surrender ...

Chinese and US spy planes have close encounter over South China Sea - South China Morning Post

A rare close encounter between two surveillance planes from China and the United States near a disputed part of the South China Sea this week suggests Beijing has started routine surveillance patrols in the area, analysts say. Instead of intercepting ...

China, US Warplanes Nearly Collide Over Disputed South China Sea - The Inquisitr

Two warplanes, one from China and the other from the United States, had a near-collision in the skies over the South China Sea recently. American officials revealed the planes came within only a few hundred meters of each other. Fears that the ...

Pentagon: 'Unsafe' close encounter with Chinese aircraft appears unintentional - Talk Media News

A P-8A Poseidon, assigned to the “Mad Foxes” of Patrol Squadron (VP) Five from Okinawa, Japan, conducts a fly-by near amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5). Sept. 26, 2014. (Photo: Dustin Knight/ DOD). WASHINGTON – The “unsafe” encounter ...

China beefs up military clout in S. China Sea - The Straits Times

Left: A satellite image of Woody Island, the largest of the Paracels, taken Above: A satellite image of Woody Island, the largest of the Paracels, taken in December 2012. PHOTO: CSIS ASIA MARITIME TRANSPARENCY. Left: A satellite image of Woody Island, ...

South China Sea: US reports 'unsafe encounter' with Chinese military aircraft - The Guardian

A KJ-200 airborne early warning and control plane, at left. A similar plane was involved in the 'unsafe encounter'. Photograph: Mark Schiefelbein/AP. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email; View more sharing options; Share on LinkedIn ...

China buzzes Navy plane over South China Sea - USA TODAY

WASHINGTON — A Chinese warplane buzzed a Navy surveillance aircraft on Wednesday over the South China Sea, the scene of close calls and conflict in recent years and the first challenge to U.S. military in the region under President Trump. The “unsafe” ...

Pentagon Reviewing 'Unsafe' Military Aircraft Encounter Over South China Sea - USNI News

A U.S. Navy P-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft from to the Skinny Dragons of Patrol Squadron (VP) 4 conducts a fly-by with the guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) on Nov. 15, 2014. US Navy photo. The Pentagon is reviewing an unsafe encounter ...

South China Sea: US, Chinese Aircraft Fly Too Close For Comfort - Sputnik International

Territories claimed by the Philippines but controlled by China played host to an 'unsafe' encounter between a US Navy P-3C and a Chinese KJ-200, both surveillance aircraft. The planes reportedly flew within 1,000 feet of one another, according to the ...

Manila Predicts Beijing Will Build Base On Scarborough Shoal - USNI News

This week the Philippine defense secretary predicted China would start building an artificial island on the bones of Scarborough Shoal. If unopposed, China would likely attempt to build an installation like the several bases Beijing has constructed in ...

No Evidence Chinese Aircraft's Near Miss With US Plane Intentional - DoD - Sputnik International

There has been no sign of malevolent intent by Chinese pilots as the reconnaissance airplane they piloted came very close to a US Navy surveillance airplane on Wednesday, Department of Defense spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis told reporters during a briefing ...

Wishful thinking on a code of conduct for the South China Sea - China Post

Rhetoric has come full circle in the dispute over the South China Sea but can the Philippines, the current chair of ASEAN and a claimant state, deliver a peaceful solution for the area? So far, there is little to see apart from wishful thinking from ...

US, China warplanes have 'unsafe' encounter - Taipei Times

In this Sept. 3, 2015 file photo, a KJ-200 airborne early warning and control plane, left, a Y-8J radar plane, center, and a Y-9JB radar plane, right, fly in formation during a parade commemorating the 70th anniversary of Japan`s surrender during World ...