U.S. and Japan Air Forces Exhibit Strength During Bilateral Aerial Exercise
The U.S.A Air Force and Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) showcased its strength throughout bilateral aerial exercise near Japan on February 3.
U.S. Air Force plane from the Pacific theater and the continental U.S.integrated with the Koku Jieitai (JASDF) to perform bilateral and theater familiarization exercise, in response to a recent service news release.
A U.S.A Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bomber from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, flew north to attach one B-52H from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, in the neighborhood of Misawa Air Base, Japan, as a part of a combined Continuous Bomber Presence (CBP) and Bomber Task Force (BTF) operation.
The two bombers carried out the bilateral joint exercise with 13 JASDF F-2s, four F-4s, and 28 F-15s, and six U.S. Air Force F-16s in the neighborhood of Japan.
Collectively, the flights from the Indo-Pacific and the continental U.S. demonstrate U.S.A commitment to aides and partners by the worldwide employment of military forces.
U.S. Strategic Command’s bomber forces conduct combined theater security cooperation engagements with aides and associates, demonstrating U.S. functionality to command and conduct bomber operations worldwide.
The bombers from Guam are committed to the 69th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron out of Minot AFB, North Dakota, deployed in support of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command’s CBP missions.
Pacific Air Force has flown CBP operations for over 15 years in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific.
Strategic bomber missions improve the readiness and exercise necessary to reply to any potential crisis worldwide.