U.S. strategic bomber and ROK fighters conduct combined air training
PA-001-23 | March 6, 2023
The Republic of Korea and U.S. conduct a combined aerial exercise in conjunction with the deployment of a U.S. B-52 strategic bomber over the Republic of Korea, March 6, 2023. Combined flight operations provide the U.S. and its allies the opportunity to improve interoperability and demonstrate a combined defense capability. The U.S. remains committed to peace and prosperity through the region to secure a free and open Indo-Pacific. Our commitment to the defense of the Republic of Korea remains ironclad. (Photo by ROK Air Force)
U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys - The Republic of Korea Air Force and the United States Air Force conducted a combined air training event with the redeployment of the U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress over the Korean Peninsula today.
In the latest U.S.-ROK combined air training event, ROK Air Force F-15’s and F-16’s escorted the U.S. B-52 strategic bomber as it entered the Korean Air Defense Identification Zone and conducted combined flight operations.
The training offered the alliance an opportunity to improve interoperability between the ROK and U.S by demonstrating a combined defense capability and providing extended deterrence in the defense of the Korean Peninsula.
The U.S. remains committed to peace and prosperity through the region to secure a free and open Indo-Pacific, and our commitment to the defense of the Republic of Korea remains ironclad.