Several F-35A Lightning II fighter jets were deployed to Germany’s Spangdahlem Air Base on Wednesday to “deter aggression”And “defend allies should deterrence fail”The US is still waiting for the answer. “imminent”Russian invasion of Ukraine
US Air Force Reserve Command released a statement confirming that the fighter planes have been sent to Germany. “with the full cooperation of the German government”And that’s it! “would bolster readiness, enhance NATO’s collective defense posture and further increase air integration capabilities with allied and partner nations.”
They are capable of a range of missions, including deterring aggression or defending allies if deterrence fails.
It is unclear exactly how many planes were moved. However, Colonel Craig Andrle (388th Fighter Wing) boasted that deployments had been successful “proves we can provide our air force the capabilities of the F-35A anywhere in the world rapidly,”While General Jeff Harrigian (commander of US Air Forces Europe) said that the deployment was approved, “significantly enhances our support to NATO’s defenses.”
This week, the US also deployed six KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft to Germany’s Ramstein Air Base and eight F-15E strike fighters to Lask, Poland.
Western officials, media outlets and journalists have reported since late October that there is a Kremlin plan to invade Ukraine. Over the last few weeks, there have been more and more hints that war was imminent. The Kremlin has repeatedly refuted this claim, as has Volodymyr Zelensky, the Ukrainian president.
Jake Sullivan, White House National Security Advisor, recently stated that “an invasion could begin at any time,”Western media has reported multiple invasion days. All of them have been passed peacefully.
Meanwhile, the US has evacuated the embassy at Kiev, and warned all Americans living in Ukraine that they should leave as soon as possible. It also warns of the possibility for conflict. It was also reported by the CIA that officers who were stationed there in Ukraine have been relocated.
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