In what the Pentagon referred to as a “demonstration of U.S. resolve” and a “clear message” to North Korea, Air Pressure bombers and fighter escorts flew off of the east coast of hostile nation on Saturday.
Whereas remaining over worldwide waters, the B-1B Lancer bombers from Guam and F-15C fighters from Okinawa, Japan, flew farther north of the Demilitarized Zone than any U.S. fighter or bomber has this century, Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White stated in a launch.
The mission was “underscoring the seriousness with which we take DPRK’s reckless conduct,” White stated.
“This mission is an indication of U.S. resolve and a transparent message that the President has many army choices to defeat any menace. North Korea’s weapons program is a grave menace to the Asia-Pacific area and all the worldwide group. We’re ready to make use of the complete vary of army capabilities to defend the U.S. homeland and our allies.”
In a speech to the United Nations Common Meeting this week, President Donald Trump belittled North Korean chief Kim Jong Un as “Rocket Man” and threatened to destroy the remoted communist nation if it continues to impress the U.S. and its allies. Trump additionally issued harsh new financial sanctions on North Korea, in addition to people and monetary entities that do enterprise with the nation.