The Ministry of Defense announced that the Japan Air Self-Defense Force and US military fighters flew jointly over the Sea of ​​Japan on the 25th.

Following the launch of ballistic missiles by North Korea on the 25th, it seems that Japan and the United States have taken countermeasures in cooperation.

According to the Ministry of Defense, four F15 fighters from the Air Self-Defense Force Chitose Base in Hokkaido and four F16 fighters from the US Army Misawa Base in Aomori Prefecture will fly jointly over the Sea of ​​Japan on the afternoon of the 25th. It means that.



In the photo released by the Ministry of Defense, you can see that the F15 fighter of the Air Self-Defense Force and the F16 fighter of the US Army are flying in formation.



On the 25th, North Korea launched at least two ballistic missiles, and on the 24th, it was confirmed that Chinese and Russian bombers flew jointly around Japan. On the other hand, it seems that Japan and the United States have taken countermeasures in cooperation.



Regarding this joint flight, the Ministry of Defense said, "It goes without saying that it is based on the harsh security environment, including the launch of ballistic missiles by North Korea. We will maintain and strengthen it. "

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