Fighter aircraft

Japan scrambles jets in response to drone — Sep 10 Japan scrambled fighter jets Monday after an unidentified drone flew near Tokyo-controlled islands at the centre of a bitter dispute with China, a defence ministry spokesman said. It was the first reported incident of its kind.Japan’s… Read More ›

China builds second aircraft carrier

Navy has a single carrier, the Russian-built Liaoning, and says another larger vessel is under construction  Reuters in Shanghai,              Wednesday 24 April 2013 00.23 EDT China’s first aircraft carrier, the Soviet-era Liaoning. Photograph: Str/AFP/Getty Images China will build… Read More ›