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South Korea military to conduct joint drill with U.S. B-1B bombers on Tuesday
June 20, 2017 / 3:00 AM / 3 months ago

South Korea military to conduct joint drill with U.S. B-1B bombers on Tuesday

FILE PHOTO: A pair of B-1B Lancer bombers soar over Wyoming in an undated file photo. Staff Sgt. Steve Thurow/U.S. Air Force/Handout via REUTERS/File photo

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea’s military plans to conduct a joint drill with two U.S. supersonic B-1B Lancer bombers on Tuesday as part of a scheduled exercise, a South Korean air force official said.

The official told reporters during a briefing the drill will also involve two South Korean F-15K fighter jets without elaborating on the nature of the drill or when it will be carried out.

Reporting by Ju-min Park; Writing by Se Young Lee; Editing by Michael Perry

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