South Korean Media: US B-1B Bombers to Fly Over Peninsula


South Korean Media: US B-1B Bombers to Fly Over Peninsula

Li Jie, a Chinese military expert based in Beijing, said the announcement was targeting the United States and South Korea.

The exercise runs from December 4-8 and includes 12,000 US personnel. In addition, ten fighters F-35B will take part in joint exercises with the U.S. air bases in Japan.

The drills featured more than 230 South Korean and USA military planes, including six F-22 air superiority fighters and about 18 F-35 aircraft, the most advanced planes in the United States military and arguably in the world.

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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley suggested that countries around the world cut ties with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, including trade links and the expulsion of DPRK workers, as the Trump administration promised to impose new sanctions on the country for its latest intercontinental ballistic missile launch. Dubbed Vigilant Ace, the bellicose exercises will last until next Friday, according to Reuters.

The North has warned that the drills could push the Korean Peninsula to "the brink of nuclear war". The exercises will involve all variety of aircraft, from reconnaissance planes to fighter jets, in joint operation with surface-to-air missiles.

A South Korean defense ministry official was unable to immediately verify the Yonhap report about the U.S. B-1B Lancer bombers taking part in the drills on Wednesday.

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