GINOWAN (Okinawa Prefecture, Japan), 31 Oct — Ivan Zakharchenko. Sixteen American Osprey convertiplanes in two rows lined up on Wednesday at the airfield US military base “Futenma” on the island of Okinawa in Japan. Engines are shut down, over base of peace and quiet, but its location in the heart of the densely populated city of Ginowan disturbs local residents.
The Japanese are closely watching these rotorcraft, which already repeatedly fell or broke in Okinawa, the government demanded that the US stop their flight, the prevention of incidents, but the anxiety remains.
On the lookout tower on top of a hill Park”, Kakazu takadai” a few people with powerful lenses and radios watching the airfield base “Futenma”. If convertiplane fly, apparently, the activists of the movement against the U.S. presence will alert their supporters, and the flight will follow. By evening, one of the Osprey flew over the city the capital of Okinawa, Naha.