07 Aug '16, 3am

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Chinese aircraft have engaged in combat patrol maneuvers over two disputed South China Sea islands, says the country’s air force. According to a Chinese air force spokesman, H-6K bombers and Su-30 fighters patrolled the airspace above the Islands of Nansha and Huangyan on Saturday. Senior Colonel Shen Jinke of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) noted that the maneuvers were held to improve the air force's response to security threats. He added that air refueling operations were also successfully held during maneuvers in which Airborne Early Warning Aircraft (AWACS) were also present. The maneuvers included “air defense early warning maneuvers, air combat and island patrolling, in a complicated electromagnetic environment,” he noted. Recently, tensions have increased in the region after a Hague-based court of arbitration ruled that China’s claims to sovereignty over the dis...

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