By Alex Lockie
August 24, 2017
While North Korea feverishly works to perfect intercontinental ballistic missile technology, the US and its allies are putting the finishing touches on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter that will soon be patrolling the Pacific.
Japan and South Korea, the US’s principal allies the region, will both deploy over 100 F-35s by 2021, according to Aviation Week.
This follows the US choosing Japan as the site of its first-ever deployment of operational F-35Bs, which are particularly well-suited to combat in the Pacific region.[FULL ARTICLE]