America: A big war exercise is going on between America and Israel, which is being linked to Iran. Talking to the media, a senior American defense official called this exercise a message for Iran and China. Along with this, such war practice has been described as an essential task of our military power.
According to a senior American defense official, the purpose of this exercise is to send a message to Iran that the ongoing war in Ukraine cannot distract America’s attention. At the same time, an attempt is being made to give a message to China through this exercise that it should not be under any misunderstanding and a large military force can be sent anywhere at any time.
The ongoing exercise between America and Israel has been named Juniper Oak 23. It is being claimed that this is the biggest exercise ever. Army, Navy and Air Force personnel are participating in this exercise. Along with this, aircraft have been included in it on a large scale. Not only this, this time modern and hi-tech equipment is taking part. Along with this, a large amount of ammunition is also a part of this exercise.
100 aircraft are present
If defense sources are to be believed, 1100 Israeli soldiers are participating in this exercise along with 6400 American soldiers. Apart from this, 142 aircraft including B-52 bombers will also be present. Out of this, 100 aircraft belong to the US Army. Four F-35 fighter jets, 45 F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter aircraft and two MQ-9 Reaper drones will show their strength in this. A carrier strike group of the US Navy and six Israeli ships are also part of it.
US Central Command Commander General Michael Eric Kurila says that this exercise improves interoperability with our partners in air, land and sea as well as in space. Apart from this, it increases the ability to respond to enemies. Also strengthens America’s commitments in the Middle East.
There is a senior defense officer that such maneuvers will continue to happen. This will make military power look stronger. Also, this maneuver shows what can be done at the same time.