B-2/F-22 advanced stealth fighter for the first time the U.S. military buildup in Guam while
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U.S. Pacific Air Force Command said on February 27 , the U.S. military for the first time B-2 stealth bombers and F-22 stealth fighter mission while deployed to Guam and military bases.
Carol Chandler, Pacific Air Forces commander, said spokesman Donald Langley, 4 25, B-2 bombers from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, USA Anderson redeployment to Guam Air Force Base to replace the previous duty in Guam B-52 bomber group. By convention, the rotation will last for four months.
sent to Guam, the F-22 fighter jets from Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska. Chandler said the Air Force now wants to use the appropriate weather conditions around Guam to start the relevant exercises.
Reuters that the U.S. military that “rare” with North Korea claimed to deploy like the satellite will be launched.
North Korean official announced on the 24th, will launch “light star 2″ experimental communications satellite, but does not transmit a specific time. United States, some South Korean military experts doubt North Korea might not be the launch of the satellite, but the range of more than 6,000 km “Taepodong” 2 intercontinental ballistic missile.
Chandler said, the Air Force’s military deployment in Guam have no intention to adjust the release of political signal, but “them (B-2, F-22) deployed at the same time get together”, “This is a good opportunity to practice them together. ”
Guam are U.S. territories, located in the southernmost Mariana Islands in the Western Pacific, location is very important. Andersen Air Force Base facilities, is the main U.S. military base in the Pacific. (Xinhua News Agency Reuters)