U.S. Air Force shows commitment to South Korea, Japan

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam — Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers from Andersen Air Force Base conducted a 10-hour sequenced bilateral mission with South Korean and Japanese fighter jets on July 7. The mission was in response to military escalation by North Korea, including the July 3 launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile. 

The B-1Bs flew to the Korean Peninsula, where they were joined by South Korean F-15 fighter jets and U.S. Air Force F-16 fighters. The B-1Bs practiced attack capabilities by releasing inert weapons at the Pilsung Range. On . . .

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