Military exercises land of the rising sun and the United States will be the most ambitious in the last 20 years

Military exercises in Japan and the U.S. will be the most ambitious in the last 20 yearsJoint exercises and the U.S. Land of the Rising Sun in the Japan Sea and the Pacific will be the largest ever for conducting large-scale since 1986.

This was told the news agency Kyodo.

Joint exercises are held in the Japan Sea and the Pacific Ocean near the southern Japanese island of Okinawa.

Self-Defense Forces Land of the Rising Sun will feature 34 tyschami troops, 40 ships, 250 aircraft. On the U.S. side will participate in exercises 10 thousand soldiers, 150 aircraft and 20 ships. They also perceive the role of nuclear aircraft carrier George Washington.

So Makarov, both sides will accept the role of exercise in about 44 thousand U.S. servicemen and Land of the Rising Sun, aircraft carrier George Washington, and about 60 ships and 400 aircraft. The exercise will work intercept ballistic missiles.

The other day, it was clear that in the exercise for the first time will accept the role of observers in South Korea.

Despite the claims management Self-Defense Forces Land of the Rising Sun, that the exercises are not targeted against any particular country as a potential enemy, the Japanese media does not hide the fact that one of the goals of teaching — to show vzyaaimodeystvie Land of the Rising Sun, U.S. and South Korea due to the worsening of the situation on the Korean Peninsula, as well — have a deterrent effect on China.

The training will last until December 10.

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