U.S., Japan conduct air exercises near Korean peninsula

(Worthy News) – The United States and Japan conducted joint air drills in skies near the Korean peninsula on Aug 8.

Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers and two Japanese F-2 fighter jets took part in the drills, which were held near Japan’s southern Kyushu island, according to a news release from Japan’s Air Self Defense Force (ASDF).

The U.S. B-1Bs, which are capable of carrying nuclear bombs, followed up the drills with Japan with a separate exercise with South Korean Forces, the ASDF said. [ Source (Read More…) ]

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