U.S. deployment of F-22s to Okinawa rattles China

Two of 12 F-22 Raptors deployed from Langley Air Force Base, Va., to Kadena Air Base in Japan.   /U.S. Air Force/Tech. Sgt. Rey Ramon

Two of 12 F-22 Raptors deployed from Langley Air Force Base, Va., to Kadena Air Base in Japan. /U.S. Air Force/Tech. Sgt. Rey Ramon

12 U.S. Air Force’s F-22 Raptor combat aircraft are being deployed to the U.S military base in Kadena, Okinawa, prompting China to sound the alarm. “This deployment is clearly part of a plan to threaten China,” Rear Adm. Yin Zhuo of the PLA Navy told the China Central TV and the People’s Daily, the mouthpiece of the Chinese Communist Party.

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