The US Air Force’s planned deployment of its newest stealth fighters to Japan has been postponed due to a computer problem, a US official said Feb. 13.Twelve F-22A Raptors had been scheduled to fly to span class=”blsp-spelling-error” id=”SPELLING_ERROR_0″Kadena/span Air Base on the southern island of Okinawa from Hawaii on Feb. 10.“We discovered a software problem in operating the navigation system,” said John Monroe, a spokesman at the base.Engineers are working to solve the problem in Hawaii but it is not known when the stealth fighters will head to Okinawa, he said.It will be the first overseas deployment for the new fighter, which was developed by Lockheed Martin as a successor to the F-15.The mission has been condemned by North Korea, which since Feb. 8 has been holding grueling negotiations with the United States and four other nations in Beijing on giving up its nuclear weapons.The deployment would bring 250 military personnel to Okinawa, Monroe said.The province has often seen friction between residents and troops over the U.S. military /br /Source: span class=”blsp-spelling-error” id=”SPELLING_ERROR_1″defencetalk/span.combr /br /Wow software problem, this is a serious problem I mean what if this happens during wars? But then again F-22 is still under development they might solve this span class=”blsp-spelling-corrected” id=”SPELLING_ERROR_2″occurrence/span of the problem in the future.

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