US Air Force flies strategic bomber to South China Sea

Security & Defense

The United States Pacific Air Forces (USPACAF) has flown a B-52H Stratofortress strategic bomber to the South China Sea.

“Two B-52H Stratofortress bombers took off from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, and participated in routine training missions, March 4, 2019,” USPACAF said in a statement.

“One bomber conducted training in the vicinity of the South China Sea before returning to Guam, while the other conducted training in the vicinity of Japan in coordination with the U.S. Navy and alongside our Japanese air force counterparts before returning to Guam,”  it added.