The U.S. has positioned F-22 Raptors close to China, enhancing rapid response capabilities and regional air superiority.


  1. USAF has deployed F-22 Raptors to Kadena Air Base, which borders the East China Sea.
  2. The East China Sea is a major exercise area for the Chinese Air Force.
  3. The close proximity will allow US pilots to quickly respond to any regional threat.