US F-22 stealth fighters fly over South Korea in show of force
OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea — Four U.S. F-22 stealth fighters are flying over South Korea amid growing tensions following North Korea’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.
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Pyongyang will likely view the arrivals of the planes as a threat as they are a clear show of force against the country.
The United States often sends powerful and sophisticated warplanes to South Korea in times of tension with North Korea.
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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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