The U.S. Military had a very serious response to North Korea’s continued push forward to building a military armament that can reach the United States. After the rogue communist nation’s most recent test of ICBM capabilities the U.S. Military partnered with South Korea and Japan to show the hermit nation that we are taking their tests seriously. In response to the tests the USA dropped “dummy bombs” from a pair of B-1 bombers over the “DMZ” between North and South Korea. The strike is a reminder to the North Korean government that the USA can hit North Korea with a devastating attack at any moment and with resounding force. The hope is that the reminder will force the North Koreans to rethink their current trajectory.
Two U.S. Air Force B-1 bombers on Saturday flew near the Korean Demilitarized Zone in a show of force just days after North Korea conducted the first successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile that can hit Alaska.
The two B-1 bombers flew 2,000 miles from Anderson Air Force Base in Guam to conduct a precision strike training exercise with South Korean fighter jets. The bombers were also joined by Japanese fighters during their flight.
The Air Force, in a statement, called the mission a “demonstration of the ironclad U.S. commitment to our allies.”
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