08 decembrie 2021

Not enough US ‘defensive capabilities’ in Asia: US Army Japan commander

breakingdefense.com

Kadena Air Base, Japan hosts the largest combat wing in the Pacific and includes U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy and Marine Corps assets. (DVIDS)WASHINGTON: The US Army doesn’t have enough missile defense capabilities at its bases in the western Pacific as threats loom not just from China, the commander of US Army Japan recently said.Though US officials were spooked by a Chinese orbital hypersonic missile test this summer, Maj. Gen. Joel Vowell only mentioned China “building more capabilities” every [...]