US, Japanese and Australian warplanes pictured during last year’s joint exercise on Guam. Photo: Handout US, Japanese and Australian warplanes pictured during last year’s joint exercise on Guam. Photo: Handout
US, Japanese and Australian warplanes pictured during last year’s joint exercise on Guam. Photo: Handout
Diplomacy

US stages joint Guam drill with Australia and Japan as it looks for ways to make it harder for China to ‘wipe out’ air forces with missile strikes

  • Drills will include air combat exercises designed to improve ability to use smaller airfields in case major bases come under attack
  • US commanders believe China and Russia pose a growing threat to its military facilities

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US, Japanese and Australian warplanes pictured during last year’s joint exercise on Guam. Photo: Handout US, Japanese and Australian warplanes pictured during last year’s joint exercise on Guam. Photo: Handout
US, Japanese and Australian warplanes pictured during last year’s joint exercise on Guam. Photo: Handout
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