U.S. Flies Stealth Bombers in S. Korea

    Image #: 21786867    epa03643212 A US B-2 Spirit stealth bomber (C) flies over South Korea's western port city of Pyeongtaek on 28 March 2013. A military source said the bomber conducted a drill to strike a mock target. It's the first time the bomber's drill is confirmed on the Korean Peninsula.  EPA/YONHAP SOUTH KOREA OUT /LANDOV


    Underscoring the Obama administration’s vow to defend South Korea from its dangerous neighbor, North Korea, the U.S. military announced it had run two nuclear-capable B-2 stealth bombers over the country as a “practice bombing sortie” Thursday. The bombs were allegedly used to demonstrate the U.S.’s ability to both protect the Asia-Pacific region and “conduct long range precision strikes quickly and at will.” The incident marks the first time the U.S. military has admitted to launching a B-2 mission over the Korean peninsula.

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