The US Air Force has started deploying F-22 Raptor stealth jets from Alaska to its bases in Okinawa. Photo: AFP
The US Air Force has started deploying F-22 Raptor stealth jets from Alaska to its bases in Okinawa. Photo: AFP

Does US have China in mind with F-22 deployment to its bases in Japan?

  • Military experts say the arrangement is part of preparations for a potential conflict with Chinese forces over Taiwan
  • The more advanced stealth fighters are on a six-month rotation, replacing the F-15s which were permanently based in Okinawa

The US Air Force has started deploying F-22 Raptor stealth jets from Alaska to its bases in Okinawa. Photo: AFP
The US Air Force has started deploying F-22 Raptor stealth jets from Alaska to its bases in Okinawa. Photo: AFP
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