US flies 2 bombers to South China Sea

Security & Defense

“Two B-52H Stratofortress bombers took off from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, and conducted routine training in the vicinity of the South China Sea March 13, 2019,” United States Pacific Air Forces said in a statement.

It explained that US aircraft regularly operate in the South China Sea in support of allies, partners, and a free and open Indo-Pacific. 

“US Pacific Air Forces bombers have flown from Guam for more than a decade as part of US Indo-Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence operations,” it added.