Japanese media: U.S. aircraft carrier frequent protests around China
9 29, the U.S. nuclear aircraft carrier “George Washington” docking port of Busan.
U.S. Navy, “Washington” aircraft again. Although many had been around stir up trouble in China, but the only U.S. aircraft carrier permanently deployed Asia Pacific’s “regulars” again to prepare for the Japanese attack on the ground, in the sensitive waters of Okinawa and Japan Maritime Self Defense Force held a large-scale joint military exercises. In the eyes of the Japanese media, a clear intent of these exercises is to “counter increasingly active in the area of ??the Chinese Navy.”
Japanese “Asahi Shimbun” reported on November 3, the annual Japan-US joint military exercises from October 27, the “Washington” aircraft on November 2, open to the media training situation. Reported that the exercise envisaged by Japan, “other countries” armed attack, “Washington” to distance the island of Okinawa, about 300 km of the Pacific war. Reports described that, in the “Washington” of battle command room, you can clearly see the “enemy” and the Japanese and U.S. warships, aircraft location, tensions between Japan and the U.S. to conduct wireless communications, “The purpose of this training is the key War between Japan and the U.S. fleet to strengthen the communication. ” The flight deck, U.S. F/A-18 fighter aircraft are frequently equipped with landing. “West Japan News” reporter, said on the flight deck aircraft to take off the sound was deafening, when his plane landed a strong impact, “as if internal organs are jumped out.” U.S. soldiers participating in the exercise, said the carrier’s planes taking off and landing 100 sorties a day, pilots trained in order to take off and land on the deck of aircraft carrier technology, at least for 3 years of training.
report also said that “Washington” on a total of 5,000 soldiers participating in the exercise, the Japanese Self Defense Force liaison officers are also 20 on the U.S. aircraft carrier to observe. The exercise mainly in the vicinity of Kyushu and Okinawa, there were 50 U.S. and Japanese ships, “130 aircraft and 15,000 soldiers to participate in Japan,” Jiji “also revealed that in addition to participating in the exercise,” Washington “aircraft carrier, the U.S. Navy dock landing ship and the Japanese Self-Defense Force sent out a large scale amphibious landing ship also, for the first time the use of the latest air-cushion landing craft.
U.S. aircraft carrier battle group commander, said, “Washington” participate in the exercise of purpose is “to maximize the Japanese defense forces.” he said, the U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self Defense Force is tightening relationship between the protection of regional security in Asia, “as long as the joint Japan-US security perimeter security show attitude, will make neighbors peace of mind “.” Washington “, said Captain 戴维劳斯曼 before the departure, the U.S. military in the fight against piracy, humanitarian aid and ballistic missile defense,” it is necessary to cooperate with the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force “, and called “co-operation with the Self-Defense Forces have very far-reaching significance, worth the wait.” Japan’s Maritime Self-Defense Forces third group of escort group commander of the North River Man also said that the current security environment is changing rapidly in Japan in order to further strengthen Japan-US alliance Self-Defense Forces hopes to strengthen practical cooperation joint exercises.
Japanese television that the Japan-US joint military exercises with China as the main enemy, “the future will be similar to the active co-training”. NHK television station hold the same attitude, that exercise is to strengthen the southwestern islands of special defense posture since December last year, Japan enacted a new National Defense Program Outline stressed, in view of the surrounding waters are frequent in China, Japan must strengthen Kagoshima to Okinawa from the southwest between Islands of defense capabilities.
Japanese media generally agreed that since this year, the U.S. aircraft carrier for China to carry out continuous training and actions designed to contain China with the carrier edge. “Washington” was August 13 arrived in Vietnam, with more government and military exchanges. media generally believe that the U.S. aircraft carrier in Vietnam Yin Nanhai issues against the backdrop of tension between surprise visit to Vietnam, aimed at China’s “anti-system”. “Sankei Shimbun” said Earlier this year, U.S. Navy, “Ronald Reagan” has the habit of changing the deployment of theater, two Pacific temporarily to “travel”, the purpose is to replace the overhaul of the “Washington”, Asia-Pacific region to ensure that the aircraft carrier force will not be “empty window.” periods ” Ronald Reagan “has held joint military exercises with South Korea and Japan took part in following the earthquake disaster relief. reports that the United States by sending” Ronald Reagan “so that” never give up the Asia-Pacific, “the distinctive profile, not only to suppress the” North Korean provocation, “while also intended to contain China and out of the ocean. The newspaper quoted an official as saying the SDF, to the Japan-US alliance in East Asia to maximize the effect, through the open to the public information is indispensable to deter North Korea and China the way. The paper also disclosure, the U.S. has proposed a secret US-ROK joint military training program that the U.S. aircraft carrier north Busan, South Korea Japan-US joint military exercises with ships. reported that the plan, if implemented, will promote close US-ROK alliance of the best opportunities.
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