US flies B-52 bomber near Korean border after Pyongyang nuclear test

Posted by Heisenberg 2019 years ago in War
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A U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, conducted a low-level flight in the vicinity of Osan Air Base, South Korea, in response to recent provocative action by North Korea, Jan. 10, 2016. The B-52 was joined by a ROKAF F-15K Slam Eagle and a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon. The B-52 is a is a long-range, heavy bomber that can fly up to 50,000 feet and has the capability to carry 70,000 pounds of nuclear or precision guided conventional ordnance with worldwide precision navigation capability.

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