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USA stocks fall again on North Korea tensions

12 August 2017, 12:26 | Floyd Cook

A U.S. B-1B bomber flies over Korea along with a South Korean F-15K fighter

A U.S. B-1B bomber flies over Korea along with a South Korean F-15K fighter

Guam serves as a major military base for the United States, with U.S. Air Force and Navy installations occupying some 29 percent of the island's total land area.

The U.S. planes, which were created to carry nuclear bombs and later switched to conventional payloads, followed up the drills with Japan with a separate exercise with South Korean Forces, the ASDF said. "Some people think this is another one of the threats by North Korea and are not taking it very seriously", Analista said in a phone interview with DZMM on Thursday morning.

In the USA territory, there's a sense of patriotism among those who cite the island's history of Guam residents serving in the US military.

MalacaƱang on Thursday said contingency plans are in place in case a crisis hits Guam, the tiny United States territory recently thrust into the middle of the growing tension between the USA and North Korea. Their location in a US territory means its military is just hours from potential flashpoints in the western Pacific.

Guam is home to key military bases and 160,000 Americans. "The B-1s then performed a pass over the Pilsung Range before leaving South Korean airspace and returning to Guam", it added. A huge red, white and blue ribbon is outside the airport terminal.


"We have vetted this message through the Mariana Regional Fusion Center (MRFC) as well as reached out to our Navy partners", he said.

Guam is about 2,100 miles (3,380 kilometers) southeast of Pyongyang and 3,800 miles (6,115 kilometers) west of Honolulu in the Pacific Ocean.

Ellsworth's 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron deployed to Guam late last month.

The exercise began hours after Japan's defense minister said the Japanese military could shoot down North Korean intercontinental ballistic missiles before they reach the USA territory of Guam.



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