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U.S. strategic bomber (B-1B), redeployed to the Korean Peninsula, conducts ROK-U.S. combined air training

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  • By Senior Airman Megan Estrada
  • 51st Fighter Wing Public Affairs

U.S. Air Force F-16s from the 51st Fighter Wing joined with Republic of Korea F-35As to escort two U.S. B-1B strategic bombers entering the Korean Air Defense Identification Zone and conducted a combined flight in a formation on Nov. 19, 2022. The training demonstrated the ROK-US combined defense capability and posture based on the alliance's overwhelming power and the U.S. ironclad commitment to providing extended deterrence in defense of the Korean Peninsula.