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U.S. Flies Supersonic B-1B Bombers Over Korean Peninsula After Kim Jong-un Missile Test – RedState

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Two U.S. Air Force supersonic B-1B bombers flew with South Korean and Japanese warplanes in a joint exercise Saturday in a response to North Korea’s Thursday test of an intercontinental missile. It landed only 124 miles from Japan in East Sea.

South Korean military’s Joint Chiefs of Staff described the maneuvers in a statement:

“South Korea and the US conducted a joint air drill today with the US Air Force’s B-1B strategic bomber redeployed on the Korean peninsula,” they said, adding that the drill saw the participation of some of the most advanced jets in the US and South Korean air forces which also included the F-35 stealth fighter.

According to reports, the supersonic jet triggers Kim Jong Un, North Korea’s Supreme Leader.

The B-1B – which reportedly irks Kim over its ability to deliver a massive payload of conventional guided and unguided weapons – has been dubbed the “backbone” of the U.S.’s bomber force according to a statement by the U.S. Air Force.

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