The USS Miguel Keith sits at anchor off a US base in Okinawa. Photo: Handout
The USS Miguel Keith sits at anchor off a US base in Okinawa. Photo: Handout

US strengthens Asia-Pacific defences by deploying floating base for helicopters and hovercraft to Okinawa

  • The deployment of the USS Miguel Keith, America’s latest expeditionary staging base, follows a series of joint drills involving US carriers
  • One analyst said these exercises are a way of reminding the PLA of the superior strength of the forces the US can muster

Topic |   US-China relations
The USS Miguel Keith sits at anchor off a US base in Okinawa. Photo: Handout
The USS Miguel Keith sits at anchor off a US base in Okinawa. Photo: Handout
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