U.S. military deploys unmanned reconnaissance aircraft Triton in Japan for the first time

The U.S. first deployment of unmanned reconnaissance aircraft Triton in Japan, it is said that this can be all-weather at sea to detect the search of the drone can help Japan, in the “neighboring countries tend to be active in the situation of marine activities”, to strengthen marine surveillance capabilities.

Kyodo News on May 15, two U.S. Navy unmanned reconnaissance aircraft “Triton” will be deployed in Misawa City, Aomori Prefecture, Japan, the U.S. Army Misawa base for about five months, one of which has arrived at about 9:15 a.m. on May 15.

According to Japan’s Ministry of Defense, Triton is the U.S. Air Force and other UAV “Global Hawk” improved for marine surveillance, is the first deployment in Japan.

Japan’s Ministry of Defense said on the temporary deployment of Triton, “In the situation where the neighboring countries’ maritime activities are becoming more active, this will strengthen the maritime surveillance capability and benefit our security.

In addition, the U.S. Air Force annual deployment to Japan to avoid typhoons, the main task of ground surveillance “Global Hawk” is scheduled to deploy in the U.S. Army Yokota base (Tokyo) for about five months from later this month.