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China Panic (Jul 25,2021) 25 US F-22 Jets Fly to SCS to Warn All-out War with China near Taiwan

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u.s air force to send dozens of f-22 fighter jets to the pacific the united states air force is sending more than two dozen f-22 stealth fighters to an exercise in the western pacific this month an unusually large deployment of the powerful jets that analysts say send a strong message to a possible adversary in china pacific air forces in hawaii this week said approximately 25 f-22 raptors from the hawaii air national guard and from joint base elmendorf richardson alaska will deploy this month to guam and tinian islands for operation pacific iron 2021 the f-22s are fifth generation combat jets the world’s most advanced fighter aircraft incorporating stealth technologies and connecting sensor systems with off-board information systems to give their pilots a detailed view of the battle space usf35s are another example deploying a large number of f-22s for the exercise sends an immediate message to china at a time when relations are tense over pacific flash points like taiwan and the south china sea said carl schuster a hawaii-based defense analyst and a former director of operations at the u.s pacific command’s joint intelligence center normal f-22 deployments consist of six to 12 aircraft the pacific air force is demonstrating that it can deploy as many or more fifth generation aircraft into the theater on short notice than china currently has in its entire inventory the chinese air force has about 20 to 24 operational fifth generation fighters schuster said but he noted beijing’s capabilities are improving at a rapid pace the u.s air force is around 180 f-22s in its fleet although only about half are mission capable at any one time due to maintenance requirements according to air force statistics so the us will be sending about 25 of mission f-22s to the pacific iron exercise got it because of their ability to evade radar detection f-22s would be expected to be among the first weapons used in any conflict tasked with taking out an adversary’s air defenses among other missions the us is actively practicing the deployments it will make if there is a major crisis or war the us is taking china very seriously and is developing its forced posture and training its forces to be able to quickly move into position said peter layton a former australian air force officer now an analyst with the griffith asia institute for operation pacific iron 10 f-15 strike eagle fighters from mountain home air force base in idaho and two c-130j hercules transport planes from yokota air base in japan will join the f-22s to fill out the air fleet for what the air force calls an agile combat employment operation also referred to as a combat dispersal operation according to a statement from pacific air forces um there we go to fort okay you


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China Panic (Jul 25,2021) 25 US F-22 Jets Fly to SCS to Warn All-out War with China near Taiwan
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