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Bombers Over Korean Peninsula ‘Just Part of an Exercise’: Air Force Chief to VOA

Voice of America News reports: “The U.S. show of force over the Korean peninsula Saturday, when two B-1B stealth bomber aircraft flew over the peninsula for the first time since 2017, was just part of a major joint exercise meant to ensure the United States has a ‘ready force’ in the region, according to the U.S. Air Force chief of staff.

‘It was all part of the Vigilant Storm exercise, an exercise that we’ve operated under over time,’ General C.Q. Brown Jr. told VOA in an exclusive interview Monday.

‘This is another one of the exercises that we’ve done, and we’ll continue to do, to ensure that readiness. We have an ironclad alliance with the Republic of Korea, and it’s all just part of an exercise and our continued training,’ he added…”

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