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U.S. Deploys Bombers to South Korea

The United States has deployed two nuclear-capable stealth bombers over South Korea as part of a "deterrence" mission over the Korean peninsula.    

The deployment of B-2 bombers on Thursday followed North Korea's decision to cut a military hotline with the South, breaking the last direct communication link between the two countries at a time of heightened military tensions.

Source: Al Jazeera. Read full article. (link)

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  • Boomer||

    In military parlance "deployed" means moved to a forward position. These bombers flew a non-stop, round-trip mission from Whiteman AFB in MO to South Korea and back to Whiteman. The more appropriate term would be "employed," as in the bombers were employed for a mission.

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