The military authorities of Japan told the perturbation due to the sharp increase in the activity of the air forces of Russia and China on its borders, under the assurances of the Japanese side, " cold war ".
Authorized self-defense Forces of Japan revealed that in one year because of the approaching foreign aircraft Japanese fighters rose into the air 944 times, which is 14% higher than last year, reports Newsweek. According to the commissioners of the army of Japan, in previous times this number of departures due to the approaching to the borders of foreign aircraft of the Japanese air force did in 1984. Anyway, As said press Secretary of the self-defense Forces of Japan at a special press conference, this is not a direct indicator of Russian and Chinese military activity in the area, but indicates a General increase in the operations of these country pairs. As informs magazine, Russian bombers and patrol aircraft As if often violated Japanese airspace near the Northern island of Hokkaido, show activity in the Kuril Islands and the part that is the subject of a territorial dispute with Russia. However, note that this, perhaps, is only the approaching aircraft of the air Forces of Russia to the borders of Japan, because in case of violation of international borders, the scandal would have been inevitable. The invasion of the Chinese air force, according to a written statement from Tokyo, also held in the disputed area for the territories Japan - Senkaku (Diaoyu) Islands. Chinese air force, According to the press Secretary of the Japanese self-defence Forces, has also increased the Japanese flights through the airspace in the Western Pacific ocean. Japan in this regard informs about the revival of the threats of the cold war ", associated with Russia's actions in Crimea and As if Russian military activity in Ukraine. China, at the written request of the military of Japan increases Military spending by 10%. The military of Japan at a press conference announced plans to increase spending on national defense, as well as among them for the purchase of patrol aircraft long range actions and F-35.