The United States sent two strategic bombers B-1B Lancer for exercises near the North Korean border. On Wednesday, October 11, according to Reuters.
In the flight of American bombers that went from the airbase on the island of GUAM, was accompanied by two South Korean F-15K.
It is noted that the aircraft worked strikes on ground targets near the Eastern coast of the Korean Peninsula, then crossed the territory of South Korea and went to the area of the Yellow sea. After that, according to the us military, they conducted exercises with the participation of Japanese fighters.
In early October it became known about the plans of Washington to send to the coast of the Korean Peninsula another carrier battle group with the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan. His arrival is expected in the period from 15 to 20 October.
In recent months, the situation on the Korean Peninsula has escalated due to the ongoing missile and nuclear tests in North Korea, which caused strong dissatisfaction with the administration of U.S. President Donald trump caused another tightening of sanctions by the UN security Council.