Archiv: US Indo-Pacific Command (Indopacom)

26.07.2021 - 17:23 [ Informationsstelle Militarisierung e.V. ]

Alaska: Dual use

Von Alaska aus könnten die USA in beide Richtungen – gen Arktis und in den Indo-Pazifik – Macht entfalten, so der neue US-Verteidigungsminister Lloyd Austin zur Bedeutung des US-Bundesstaates.

05.03.2021 - 16:48 [ Informationsstelle Militarisierung (IMI) ]

Ostasien: US-Raketen

Wie u.a. Nikkei Asia nun berichtet, hat das US-Indopazifikkommando nun Gelder für genau diesen Zweck beantragt:

08.10.2020 - 22:20 [ Stars and Stripes ]

US and Japanese forces will practice island amphibious landings together this month

U.S. Marines and Japan’s new amphibious brigade will practice amphibious landings on islands off the coast of Japan as part of drills this month involving 46,000 troops from both nations. The landings will take place during the Keen Sword exercise beginning Oct. 26, Indo-Pacific Command said in a statement Wednesday.

06.08.2019 - 19:30 [ ]

US sends carrier through disputed South China Sea amid tensions with Beijing

“The motto of this carrier is peace through strength,” Rear Adm. Karl Thomas told journalists.

Asked what message the carrier’s presence was sending amid new tensions with China, Thomas replied that U.S. military presence helps provide security and stability that foster diplomatic talks between quarreling China, Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia, Taiwan and Brunei.

12.07.2019 - 08:39 [ Yonhap ]

S. Korea dismisses UNC’s alleged push to include Japan as official member

According to sources, the UNC is seeking to include Japan as one of the UNC’s „sending states,“ a move likely to inflame public sentiment in South Korea amid renewed historical tensions with Tokyo.

Should Japan obtain the membership, it would pave the way for its military involvement in the event of an armed conflict on the Korean peninsula — a scenario unthinkable for many Koreans who harbor grievances stemming from Japan’s 1910-45 colonial rule.

12.07.2019 - 08:09 [ ]

UN-Kommando soll Deutschland ohne vorherige Absprache mit Südkorea um Entsendung von Verbindungsoffizier gebeten haben

Der Sprecher sagte weiter, als betroffene Partei habe Seoul dringend appelliert, eine solche Maßnahme ohne vorherige Diskussionen oder seine Zustimmung nicht akzeptieren zu können. Es sei bekannt geworden, dass Deutschland Südkoreas Einwand akzeptiert und seinen Plan für die Entsendung eines Offiziers zurückgezogen habe.

22.06.2019 - 10:03 [ Spectator ]

Making Centcom great again

What Centcom officers were worried about is that they would take a back seat to the European and Pacific commands. In fact, there’s a clear, if unstated, pecking order among the commands, retired Col. Kevin Benson, a former director of the Army’s School of Advanced Military Studies, notes. ‘The three most important commands are in Europe, which is Eucom, the Pacific, which is Pacom and now, because of Iran, the Middle East – which is Centcom. Southcom, the Southern Command, is almost always last in priority.’

06.06.2018 - 08:29 [ Japan Times ]

U.S. sends B-52 bombers ‘in vicinity’ of South China Sea amid row over militarization of islets

The U.S. Pacific Air Forces, which oversees operations in the region, told The Japan Times that the two nuclear-capable bombers departed a navy facility on Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean for training “in the vicinity of the South China Sea” prior to returning to Diego Garcia.

06.06.2018 - 08:21 [ ]

US warships unwelcome in Taiwan Straits

According to Western media, the US is considering sending a warship through the Taiwan Straits. If true, that means Washington is ready to pile more pressure on China. On the same day the news came out, two US B-52 bombers reportedly took off from Guam and flew to the vicinity of China’s Nansha Islands. Later, a spokesperson for the US Pacific Air Forces denied it.

06.05.2018 - 00:34 [ Radio Utopie ]

Königliche Kriegsmarine in Sydney mutmasslicher Rauschgiftschmuggler

(2010) Weiter sagte der anonyme Informant, dass Drogenpakete gerade aus Hawaii an Bord der Schiffe auf ihrer Rückkehr von dem Pacific Rim Seemanöver für das Rotlichtmilieu in Sydney mitgebracht wurden. Die RIMPAC, die Rim of the Pacific Exercise werden unter Leitung des United States Pacific Command durchgeführt.