F-15E flown by Major Kelly Ann Ray, Operations Officer,and Capt. Jody Tucker (WSO),419th TFW (AFRES), Baja War, 2010. She had three kills in WW III before being shot down in Cuba, adding two more in Baja.
Only at the end as the USSR fell apart. The Japanese did move to reclaim the four disputed Kuril islands as the Soviet military pulled out.The JSDF would had a border skirmish with the Soviets in Hokkaido.