Australia, USA and Japan to conduct joint exercises using F-35 Lightning II fighters

While the Pentagon, Lockheed Martin and the F-35 Joint Office are looking for ways to upgrade engines,

The US Air Force continues to use aircraft and is preparing to take part in a trilateral exercise.

What is known

The event will take place in Australia. F-35A Lightning II fifth-generation fighter jets from the Royal Australian Air Force, the US Air Force and the Japanese Air Force will take part in the exercise.

This was announced on the official website.US Department of Defense. The defense ministers of Australia, the United States and Japan last week, during a meeting in Singapore, agreed to hold a trilateral exercise.

The event will be aimed at strengthening cooperation between countries in the field of defense. It will be able to bring the scale of joint exercises to a new level.

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Ministers acknowledged that the triangular partnershipplays an important role in keeping the Indo-Pacific region free and open. Defense ministers from Australia, the US and Japan stressed that defense cooperation has never been stronger.

The Ministers expressed serious concern aboutwith the deteriorating security situation in the East China Sea. They resolutely opposed any destabilizing and forceful unilateral actions that could lead to an escalation in the region.