April 21, 2024

US again deploys B-52H bomber to peninsula for joint training with South Korea

Deployment is 12th this year and demonstrates US commitment to deter North Korea and defend against attack, Seoul says

A U.S. B-52H bomber participated in joint training with the ROK air force on Wednesday, as Washington continues a push to deter North Korea and demonstrate its commitment to defend South Korea.

Seoul said the deployment of the U.S. bomber is the 12th this year, and it comes after a B-52H landed at an ROK airbase for the first time ever last month.

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