U.S. Shows Off ‘Attack Capabilities’ After North Korea Missile Test

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B-1B bombers dropped inert weapons on training range in South Korea during flyover drill

One of two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bomber is seen from a refueling aircraft during a mission to fly in the vicinity of Kyushu, Japan, the East China Sea, and the Korean peninsula on June 20, 2017.

One of two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bomber is seen from a refueling aircraft during a mission to fly in the vicinity of Kyushu, Japan, the East China Sea, and the Korean peninsula on June 20, 2017. PHOTO: HANDOUT/REUTERS

SEOUL—The U.S. sent two B-1B bombers to the Korean Peninsula to practice “attack capabilities” with South Korean jet fighters on Friday, the latest show of force by the U.S. military following North Korea’s first-ever intercontinental ballistic missile test launch on Tuesday.

The joint exercise, which included U.S. F-16 fighters jets as well as fighter planes from the South Korean and Japanese air forces, came a day after U.S. President Donald Trump said in Warsaw on Thursday that he was…

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