U.S. Deploys B-2s To The Pacific

A B-2 Spirit bomber deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, lands at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, 10 Jan. 2019. Photo by Senior Airman Thomas Barley

Business Insider: US sends stealth B-2s to the Pacific, warning regional rivals that America's bombers are 'on watch' 24/7

* The US has deployed stealth B-2 Spirit bombers to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for training in the Pacific, Pacific Air Forces revealed Friday.
* Coming at a time of heightened tension between the US and China, the deployment is intended to notify allies and adversaries alike that these nuclear-capable bombers are "on watch 24 hours a day, seven days a week."
* Pacific Air Forces explained that the B-2 bombers have the ability to "penetrate an enemy's most sophisticated defenses," as well as "put at risk their most valuable targets."

The US has deployed three B-2 Spirit bombers and 200 airmen to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawaii for training in the Pacific, Pacific Air Forces Public Affairs revealed Friday.

The stealth aircraft from Whiteman Air Force Base were deployed to the Pacific to support US Strategic Command's Bomber Task Force mission, a deterrence mission intended to reassure allies and send a clear message to any country that would threaten regional peace and security.

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WNU Editor: B-2s. F-22s. A lot of action is happening at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.

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