U.S. Bombers Send China, Russia, North Korea a Message

September 13, 2016 10:46 PM

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U.S. Bombers Send China, Russia, North Korea a Message

Three times in the last two months, the United States has flown B-1 bombers, equipped with the latest non-nuclear cruise missiles, on missions in Europe and Asia meant to show adversaries as well as allies what one U.S. commander called "an unshakable commitment."

The flights are part of strategic missions aimed at sending explicit messages to Russia, China and North Korea. Each of the B-1's is equipped with two dozen non-nuclear cruise missiles with highly accurate, bunker-busting warheads, a new capability.

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