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US Reportedly Weighs Deploying B-52s, F-22s to South Korea

October 24, 2016

korea_map-7thafDefense Secretary Ashton Carter met with his South Korean counterpart Thursday to discuss “extended deterrence” against North Korea that could include the permanent stationing of B-52 Stratofortress and B-1B Lancer bombers and F-22 Raptor fighters on the peninsula.

The two leaders also renewed their commitment to placing the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense anti-missile system in South Korea but gave no timeline for when it would be activated.

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