US bomber jets drill over Korean Peninsula after North Korea’s latest launch

SEOUL/TOKYO, Aug 31 (Reuters) – South Korean and Japanese jets joined exercises with two U.S. nuclear-capable bombers above and near the Korean peninsula on Thursday, two days after North Korea fired a missile over Japan, sharply raising tension.

The drills, involving two supersonic U.S. B-1B bombers, four U.S. stealth F-35B jets as well as South Korean and Japanese fighter jets, came at the end of annual joint U.S.-South Korea military exercises focused mainly on computer simulations.

Source: US bomber jets drill over Korean Peninsula after North Korea’s latest launch

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