Tag: South Korea

Amid growing tensions: Japan, South Korea may refit naval ships for F-35 fighters

MELBOURNE, Australia — Amid growing tensions in the region, both Japan and South Korea are reportedly investigating options to operate the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter on board their respective ships. Quoting reports from unnamed military sources in their respective countries, Japan’s Kyodo news agency and South Korea’s Yonhap said that the […]

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US Flies B-1B Over South in Show of Force Against N. Korea

The United States flew a B-1B supersonic bomber over South Korea on Wednesday as part of a massive combined aerial exercise involving hundreds of warplanes, a clear warning after North Korea last week tested its biggest and most powerful missile yet. B-1Bs flyovers have become an increasingly familiar show of force to North Korea, which […]

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US and South Korea Begin Massive Joint Air Drill Amid N. Korean Threats

South Korea and the United States kicked off a major air force exercise here Monday against North Korea’s threats, with two dozen U.S. stealth jets mobilized. The five-day Vigilant air combat exercise (ACE) comes less than a week after the North fired a new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) and declared the completion of its “nuclear […]

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