U.S. and Japanese forces landing exercise held in the United States was supposedly occupied the Islands
Japan-US fighters draw boats for landing drills participating member of the Japanese Ground Self-Defense
Chinese network television news (China News): Following the end of last year the United States in East Asia, Korea and Japan frequent military exercises, the United States again moved to the US-Japan joint military exercises the door. 10 nights, NHK television in the United States between the two countries held joint military exercises of the west coast of the screen.
The exercise was held in San Diego, California, United States, the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force and U.S. Navy simulate landing from the sea, the exercise aims to strengthen Japan’s southwestern islands of the defense. In this exercise, the number of Japanese and U.S. sides of about 40 people participating. Exercise to the occupation of the Islands as possible hypothetical scenarios, to advance landing defense training.
Japan Self-Defense Forces, said Japan and the U.S. 15 will be launched from the sea to the land of the joint training, this exercise will continue until early next month. 8 U.S. Department of Defense announced the next few years, military strategy document, the strategic center of gravity will shift to the Asia Pacific region. The U.S. military in the future will be more support for Japan’s Self-Defense Force’s ability to improve. Analysts believe that the Japanese government last December announced a new National Defense Program Outline, that “mobile defense” concept, reflecting the desire by Japan with U.S. strategic adjustment in the Asia Pacific region, to seek the transformation of national defense.