China and Russia Enter South Korea’s Air Defense Zone
This is no small thing. As tensions rise in eastern Asia, we must cover all countries involved, both allies and enemies, in prayer.
From Fox News. South Korea’s military scrambled its jets after two Chinese and six Russian warplanes entered its air defense identification zone (KADIZ) without warning early Wednesday morning.
Two Chinese H-6 bombers first crossed the air defense zone shortly before 5:50 am and proceeded to repeatedly fly over the KADIZ boundaries off of South Korea’s southern and northeast coasts the Joint Chief of Staff said, according to Seoul based news outlet Yonhap.
After leaving South Korea’s KADIZ around 7 a.m., the two Chinese bombers returned some five hours later with Russian warplanes, including 4 TU-95 bombers and 2 SU-35 fighters, and flew over Seoul’s air defense identification zone through the Sea of Japan around 12:20 p.m.
The planes reportedly left the South Korean KADIZ less than 20 minutes later.
South Korea responded to the aggression by deploying an indeterminate number of aircraft, including F-15K jets, in a precautionary move officials said. …
South Korea’s military said that despite crossing its defense identification zone the foreign aircraft did not violate Seoul’s territorial airspace.
An air defense identification zone is not considered to be part of a nation’s airspace – which is any airspace above its territory or its territorial waters – but instead acts as a buffer zone where countries require foreign aircraft to identify themselves to prevent accidental incidents. …
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(Excerpt from Fox News. Photo Credit: Getty Images)
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