2 US B-1B bombers cond­wuct joint drills with S. Korea fight­ers

The Myanmar Times - - World -

A PAIR of US B-1B strate­gic bombers con­ducted joint drills with two South Korean F-15K fighter jets over and near the Korean Penin­sula on Tues­day night, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said Wed­nes­day.

The joint drills in­volv­ing the bombers based in the US Pa­cific ter­ri­tory of Guam ap­peared to be aimed at de­ter­ring fur­ther North Korean nu­clear or mis­sile tests as Py­ongyang cel­e­brated the found­ing an­niver­sary of the Work­ers’ Party of Korea on Tues­day. – Ky­odo

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