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Carrier-borne airplane conducts test flight in Iwakuni

  • August 12, 2016
  • , Tokyo Shimbun
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Tokyo Shimbun wrote this morning that a USN EA-18G on Thursday performed a test flight at MCAS Iwakuni, noting that the airborne electronic attack plane is one of some 60 carrier-borne aircraft that will be relocated from NAF Atsugi next year and beyond as part of U.S. force realignment. Iwakuni Mayor Fukuda and local municipal assembly members observed the flight.

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