Tag: WC-135 Constant Phoenix

The J-10 was armed and came as close as 300 feet in front of the EP-3, causing the Navy aircraft to take evasive action According to a Pentagon spokesman a Chinese J-10 fighter jet performed an "unsafe" intercept of a U.S. Navy EP-3 reconnaissance aircraft on Jul. 23, 2017 while it was flying in international airspace over the East China...
U.S. official revealed the two Chinese Su-30 fighters came within 150 feet of the USAF WC-135, with one flying upside-down directly above it As reported by CNN a U.S. Air Force (USAF) WC-135 was intercepted by two Chinese Sukhoi Su-30 fighters on May 17, 2017 while flying in international airspace over the East China Sea. According to the statement from Air Force Lt....
WC-135 Constant Phoenix flies in direct support of the U.S. Atomic Energy Detection System, a global network of nuclear detection sensors that monitor underground, underwater, space-based or atmospheric events On Feb. 14, 2017 one of the Air Force’s most interesting aircraft visited Patrick Air Force Base (AFB) to give members of the Air Force Technical Applications Center (AFTAC) a chance...