US stealth jets flying over S. Korea amid N. Korea standoff

February 17, 2016 7:08 am

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Photo / APFour U.S. F-22 stealth fighters are flying over amid growing tensions following ’s rocket launch.
The high-tech planes capable of sneaking past radar undetected were seen flying near a U.S. air base near Seoul on Wednesday.
Pyongyang will likely view the arrivals of the planes as a threat as they are a clear show of force against the country.
The often sends powerful and sophisticated warplanes to South Korea in times of tension with North Korea.
Last month, the United States sent a powerful nuclear-capable B-52 bomber to South Korea following North Korea’s fourth nuclear test.

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