At present, there are 8 B-1B bombers at the Andersen AFB, Guam (6 from Dyess AFB). This includes in theater 192 conventional 1,200-km range JASSM-ER cruise missiles for as many aim points. In addition deployed are Tomahawk SLCMs on ships, SSNs, SSGNs.
At the UN, Nikki Haley said that China must now condemn North Korea for its repeated missile tests.
“China must decide whether it is finally willing to take this vital step,” she said.
“The time for talk is over. The danger the North Korean regime poses to international peace is now clear to all.”
Earlier on Saturday the US flew two supersonic bombers over the Korean Peninsula.
The B-1 bombers were escorted by South Korean fighter jets as they performed a low-pass over an air base near the South Korean capital of Seoul before returning to Andersen Air Force Base in Guam.
Admiral Scott Swift of the Pacific fleets says he would launch a nuclear attack if ordered to do so.
Meanwhile: U.S.-South Korea Conduct Training in Response to North Korean Missile Launch
Eighth Army Public Affairs
HUMPHREYS GARRISON, Pyeongtaek, South Korea, July 28, 2017 — U.S. Eighth Army and South Korean army personnel today conducted a second combined training event to exercise assets in view of today’s North Korea’s intercontinental ballistic missile launch, Eighth Army officials here announced today.
This exercise once again utilized the Army Tactical Missile System and South Korea’s Hyunmoo Missile II, which fired missiles into territorial waters of South Korea along the country’s eastern coast July 5.
The ATACMS can be rapidly deployed and engaged and provides deep-strike precision capability, enabling the U.S.-South Korean alliance to engage a full array of time-critical targets under all weather conditions. Read more...