US-Japan military exercises will be dispatched B52 bomber may simulate Gongdi large ships
Data Figure: U.S. Air Force B-52 long-range bombers to take off the training
BEIJING, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) According to the “Agency” report, the U.S. military and Japanese Self-Defense Forces today at a joint military exercise called “sharp sword drills” the U.S. military will be deployed B52 bombers. Analysts believe the move to curb North Korea’s threat and contain China.
Japan, “Jiji Press,” said the US-Japan 3, from the waters around Okinawa and other places at a joint military exercise, U.S. B52 bombers will be sent. B52 bombers can carry nuclear bombs, air-launched cruise missile, with the U.S. 7th Fleet nuclear aircraft carrier “George Washington” with the action.
“sharp sword drills”, the U.S. military will be deployed in Aomori Prefecture, northeastern Japan, three Zeki F16 fighter jets and other aircraft ground about 180.
B52 bombers may be to simulate the large enemy ships approaching southwestern islands of Japan, the how to start defensive action.
the U.S. military said last month so far, the U.S. base in Guam’s Andersen B52 bombers deployed several aircraft.
this joint military exercise, U.S. soldiers estimate about 1 million investment, will be implemented in conjunction with the Japan Self-Defense Forces Defense islands, simulated ballistic missile by North Korean threat interception exercise.
U.S. Navy guided missile cruiser deployed oriented test Gibbons No. (USS Cowpens), to the Navy base in Sasebo (Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan) as a stronghold of the amphibious assault ship Essex (USS Essex) and is equipped with Tomahawk cruise Missile (Tomahawk) nuclear-powered submarines 2.
US-Japan joint military exercise from 3 to play until the 10th, in the East China Sea, western Kyushu, Shikoku and other waters of the South.