S. Korea, U.S., Japan stage joint aerial drills following N.K. missile launch

April 2, 2024

Yonhap News Agency

South Korea, the United States and Japan conducted a joint aerial exercise involving nuclear-capable B-52 bombers near the Korean Peninsula on Tuesday, the defense ministry said, in an apparent show of force against North Korea following its latest ballistic missile launch.

The aerial exercise involving nuclear-capable B-52H bombers, as well as fighter jets from the three nations, took place over waters southeast of Jeju Island, just hours after the North fired an intermediate-range missile into the East Sea.

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