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US Air Force B 1 bombers, accompanied by fighter jets from South Korea and Japan, conducted a flyover near the Korean peninsula on Thursday, according to a statement from the US Air Force a move that has drawn harsh criticism from North Korea ahead of President Donald Trump trip to the region.
A US Air Force B 1B bomber is refueled midflight during a nighttime mission off the Korean Peninsula on October 10, 2017.
Two B 1B Lancers from Anderson Air Force Base in Guam rendezvoused with the Japanese and South Korean jets as part of the planned integration exercise at one point flying over South Korea.
The bomber presence mission was planned in advance and was in response to any current event, according to Air Force spokesperson Capt. Candice Dillitte.
gangster like US imperialists are ceaselessly resorting to their frantic nuclear threat and blackmail to stifle the DPRK with nukes at any cost, a post from KCNA said.
Thursday they let a formation of B 1B nuclear strategic bombers stationed at the Anderson Air Force Base on Guam stealthily fly into South Korea again to stage a surprise nuclear strike drill targeting the DPRK. flyover comes after two more US aircraft carriers joined the Japan based USS Ronald Reagan in the Asia Pacific region last week. Gen. Kenneth McKenzie Jr., director of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told reporters last week the three carrier groups would conduct a joint exercise to demonstrate their and powerful capability, the first time that happened in the Pacific in a decade.
The highly versatile, supersonic B 1 is considered the backbone of the US long range bomber fleet and carries the largest conventional payload of any aircraft in the US Air Force.
On Monday, US, South Korean and Japanese officials issued a statement urging North Korea to from irresponsible provocations and walk away from its and reckless path of weapons development.
That same day, the first two of 12 US Air Force F 35 Joint Strike Fighter jets arrived in Okinawa where the group of stealth fifth generation aircraft will begin a six month deployment in Japan as part of Pacific Command security program, a spokesperson for the service confirmed to CNN.
Last weekend, the US Air Force sent one of its B 2 stealth bombers on a mission to the Pacific, according to a statement from US Strategic Command.
The B 2 flew from Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri, the Air Force said, without revealing where in the vast area of Pacific Command the bat winged jet went.
B 2s have operated in the past out of Andersen Air Force Base on Guam and the Indian Ocean island of Diego Garcia. In 2013, B 2 bombers flying from Missouri participated in exercises over South Korea.
Writing for CNN last month, Adam Mount, a senior fellow at the Federation of American Scientists, said recent US actions based on an idea that raising the risk of war can force China or North Korea to capitulate to Washington demands, ignoring recent history. last 10 months of vague threats and sporadic military provocations prove Kim Jong Un cannot be frightened into surrendering his nuclear arsenal, he said.