09 Jul '18, 10am

「災害が起こった時に助けてくれるから米軍基地は沖縄に必要」って意見、けっこう聞くんだけど…残念ながら台風のたびに米軍機は避難して沖縄を離れてるのが現実。この1ヶ月で3回目の台風避難。 https://t.co/NWYExsA3cv

「災害が起こった時に助けてくれるから米軍基地は沖縄に必要」って意見、けっこう聞くんだけど…残念ながら台風のたびに米軍機は避難して沖縄を離れてるのが現実。この1ヶ月で3回目の台風避難。 https://t.co/NWYExsA3cv

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — Military aircraft enthusiasts in Tokyo got a surprise treat over the weekend with the arrival of some of America’s most powerful and stealthiest jet fighters at the headquarters of U.S. Forces Japan. Eighteen F-15 Eagle fighters and 8 F-22 Raptor stealth fighters flew into the Japanese capital from Okinawa’s Kadena Air Base to escape Typhoon Maria, which was on track to reach Okinawa Tuesday morning . The unexpected sight had drivers doing double-takes as they navigated Yokota’s south overrun, which crosses the base runway. Many were surprised to see Raptors lined up on a nearby ramp, a rare occurrence on mainland Japan. The F-22s, assigned to the 525th Fighter Squadron out of Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, deployed to Kadena just over a month ago, the first time the stealth jets had been on Okinawa since 2014. The F-15s are assigned to t...

Full article: https://www.stripes.com/air-force-fighters-escape-typhoon...

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