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U.S., Japan say their fighter jets staged joint flight after N.Korea missile launches

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The Japan-U.S. joint flight on Wednesday involved eight warplanes based in Japan. The flight was meant to confirm the combined capabilities of the two militaries. It occurred hours after North Korea fired three missiles toward the sea between the Korean Peninsula and Japan. Chinese and Russian strategic bombers conducted joint flights near Japan on Tuesday.
1 month ago·Washington, United States

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Times of India

Japan, US fly fighters after China drill, North Korean missiles

The Japan-US joint flight on Wednesday was meant to “confirm combined capabilities of the Japanese SDF and the U.S. forces and to further strengthen the Japan-U.S. alliance," the Joint Staff of the Japanese Self-Defense Force said in a statement. “In order to respond to any emergency, we are taking utmost readiness.”

1 month ago·Mumbai, India
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Reuters

Japan-U.S., 8 fighter jets jointly trained in the Sea of Japan

[Tokyo 26th Reuters] - The US military and the Self-Defense Forces announced on the 26th that they conducted joint training for eight fighter jets from both countries to fly in airspace over the Sea of Japan. He explained that the US military intended to show its ability to “deter and counter regional threats.” North Korea launched a ballistic missile on the 25th.

1 month ago·United Kingdom
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News18 India

US, Japan Stage Joint Flight After N. Korea Missile Launches in Display of 'Combined Capabilities' to Counter Regional Threat

The exercise was meant to "showcase combined capabilities to deter and counter regional threats", the US military said in a press release

1 month ago·India
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Independent.ie

Japan and US in joint jet flight after China drill and North Korean missiles

Japanese and US forces have conducted a joint fighter jet flight over the Sea of Japan, Japan’s defence ministry said.

1 month ago·Ireland
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Associated Press News

Japan, US fly fighters after China drill, N. Korean missiles

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese and U.S. forces have conducted a joint fighter jet flight over the Sea of Japan, Japan’s military said Thursday, in an apparent response to a Russia-China joint bomber flight while U.S.

1 month ago·United States
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KIFI

Japan, US fly fighters after China drill, N. Korean missiles - Local News 8

By MARI YAMAGUCHI Associated PressTOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Defense Ministry says that Japanese and U.S. forces have conducted a joint fighter jet flight over the Sea of Japan, in an apparent response to a Russia-China joint bomber flight while U.S. President Joe Biden was in Tokyo. The Japan-U.S. flight on Wednesday was meant to confirm combined capabilities and further strengthen the two countries’ alliance, the Defense Ministry said Thursday. The …

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