air defense identification zone


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air defense identification zone (ADIZ)

The area of airspace over land or water, extending upward from the surface, within which the ready identification, the location, and the control of aircraft are required in the interest of national security. Boundaries of ADIZ are shown on charts as double dotted lines. The delimiting line is not shown when it coincides with an international boundary, projection line, or other linear features.
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In a move that ratcheted up an already tensed diplomatic row, China last month declared an air defense identification zone over an area of the East China Sea which overlaps the disputed islands controlled by Tokyo, which Japan calls the Senkakus.
According to South Korean news reports, the RF-4C plane came as close as 16 kilometers off South Korea's Air Defense Identification Zone around 12:20 p.
Subcommittee members also questioned the efficiency of and continuing need for the 60-mile air defense identification zone (ADIZ) that surrounds the Washington, D.
TOKYO, Dec 13 (KUNA) -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US Vice President Joe Biden on Friday pledged their close coordination on China's newly-declared air defense identification zone over the East China Sea, the Foreign Ministry said.
After laying claim to 80 percent of the South China Sea, it has just established a so-called air defense identification zone in the East China Sea, raising the odds of armed conflict with Japan and threatening the principle of freedom of navigation of the seas and skies.
The Australian Foreign Minister s remarks over its newly established Air Defense Identification Zone in the East China Sea has been rebutted by the China.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday that Japan is seriously concerned over the air defense identification zone China announced to set up in the East China Sea on Saturday.
They eventually escaped Japan's air defense identification zone to the open sea in the Sea of Japan.
WASHINGTON, Dec 13 (KUNA) -- The United States has re-affirmed its staunch opposition to China's recent establishment of the New Air Defense Identification Zone.
According to China s defense ministry spokesman Geng Yansheng, We need to stress that China will identify every aircraft flying in the air defense identification zone according to the country s announcement of aircraft identification rules for the air defense identification zone.
The destroyers suspended the chase the following day, after the ships escaped Japan's air defense identification zone to the open sea in the Sea of Japan.
The Japanese destroyers gave up their pursuit of the two ships Wednesday morning after failing to stop them within Japan's air defense identification zone in international waters in the Sea of Japan.
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