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US eyes deploying F-35 in Japan

10-06-2012 21:35 BJT

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The US Defense Department is indicating it is considering deploying an F-35 fighter jet at an air force base in Okinawa Prefecture. The move is considered part of its new strategic focus on the Asia-Pacific.

Speaking at a speech Wednesday in Washington, Deputy Defense Secretary, Ashton Carter said the US has already deployed F-22s to Kadena Air Force Base in Japan. He says the US will send its newest assets to the region.

 

Editor:Bai Yang |Source: CCTV.com

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