October 20, 2021

U.S. Flies B-2 Stealth Bombers Over South Korea

First time B-2 bombers reported to take part in peninsula training drills

The U.S. Air Force flew two stealth B-2 bombers over South Korea today, in a training mission that involved the dropping of munitions on a local island. It was the first time such a training mission had been made public in South Korea.

Taking off from Whiteman Air Force base in Missouri, the pair of stealth bombers went on a "long-duration, round-trip training mission" to provide "extended deterrence to allies in the Asia-Pacific region, the Combined Forces Command said today.