China-US tension: American naval drill with dozens of F-22s ‘may be aimed at next-gen Chinese bombers’

//China-US tension: American naval drill with dozens of F-22s ‘may be aimed at next-gen Chinese bombers’

China-US tension: American naval drill with dozens of F-22s ‘may be aimed at next-gen Chinese bombers’

An unusually large sortie of US warplanes deployed to join a naval exercise is an explicit warning to China and may be aimed at countering China’s next-generation strategic bombers, analysts said.The assessment followed media reports that the United States was this month sending dozens of F-22 Raptors to join a military exercise in Guam and Tinian island in the western Pacific for Operation Pacific Iron 2021.Pacific Iron 2021 is an operation by the US Air Force to project forces into the Indo…

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