Us forces in South Korea flex their muscles, South Korean media: A veiled warning over NORTH Korea’s launch of Hwasong-12

2022-04-25 0 By

On January 8 local time, photos of the US Air Force’s aerial refueling exercise over the Korean Peninsula were posted on the website of the US Department of Defense’s Visual Information Distribution Service (DVIDS).According to the Yonhap news agency, this photo is the US Air Force in osan Air Base in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea on February 2, the scene of the exercise.A KC-135 refueling tanker refuels an F-16 fighter jet.Aerial refueling is a routine exercise, but it is rare for the U.S. military to be seen publicly conducting such exercises over the Korean Peninsula.The report cited analysis that the U.S. military conducted the drill just three days after north Korea launched an intermediate-range ballistic missile hwasong-12 on March 30 and released photos of the drill to send a veiled warning to the North.Meanwhile, the USFK posted a photo of Gen. Paul Lacamella, commander of the Korea-U.S. Combined Forces Command and USFK, inspecting the 8TH FIGHTER Wing of the U.S. Air Force in Gunsan, North Jeolla Province, on its official social media page.The joint Guided Strike Weapon (JDAM) and air-to-air missile can be seen in the photo.Statement: Smart Yantai published this article for the purpose of passing on more information.If any source is wrong or violates your legitimate rights and interests, welcome to contact me for correction and deletion. Thank you.