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May 30, 2018

U.S. F-22 fighter jets temporarily deploy to Okinawa base

The first jets in an air wing of advanced U.S. stealth F-22 fighters that is temporarily being deployed to Japan arrived Wednesday at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa Prefecture, according to Japanese government sources. The four jets, which arrived at the base at around 3:10 ...

U.S. military helicopter makes emergency landing at Kumamoto Airport

Apr 19, 2018

U.S. military helicopter makes emergency landing at Kumamoto Airport

A U.S. military helicopter made an emergency landing at Kumamoto Prefecture's main airport on Wednesday afternoon with no casualties or air traffic disruption reported, the Defense Ministry said. An oil cooling system apparently malfunctioned on the UH-1 multipurpose helicopter, forcing it to land to avoid ...

U.S. military halts parachute training after Tokyo school mishap

Apr 11, 2018

U.S. military halts parachute training after Tokyo school mishap

Local authorities lodged a protest Wednesday with the central government and the U.S. military after a U.S. Air Force member's parachute fell onto the grounds of a school near Yokota Air Base in western Tokyo the day before. "It could have been a life-threatening incident" ...