The US military command decided to transfer F-22 Raptor aircraft to Japan. According to the Japanese government, a group of 14 newest fifth-generation multipurpose aircraft will be deployed on Japan’s Okinawa island. The duration of the stay of the aircraft in Japan is not precisely defined, but sources in the government call the dates about one month, according to Kyodo news agency
According to Japanese media reports, the deployment of additional combat aviation units at the Kadena US Air Force Base in Okinawa is directly related to the arrival of US President Donald Trump in the region and his upcoming meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. In addition to placing additional F-22s, the area will include an aircraft carrier group led by the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, which left the 7th naval base on Tuesday. fleet US Navy in Yokosuka. In addition to the aircraft carrier itself, the group includes a missile cruiser, two destroyers and an atomic submarine. The strike group will conduct constant patrols in the area of the Korean Peninsula.
Recall that the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan carries on board about 90 aircraft and helicopters.
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