Chinese Fighter Drops Flares in Front of Aussie Helo in ‘Unprofessional’ Action, Say Officials

Royal Australian Air Force MH-60R. RAAF Photo

A People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) fighter jet dropped flares in front of a Royal Australian Navy MH-60R over the Yellow Sea on Saturday, an action that the Australian government called “unsafe and unprofessional” according to a Monday release.
The Australian Department of Defence release stated that destroyer HMAS Hobart (DDG39) was in international waters in the Yellow Sea undertaking routine activities as part of Operation Argos –...

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