The joint drill, a stark warning to North Korea, is pregnant with economic consequences for North Korea’s immediate neighbours.
In what is likely to be a veiled warning to its warring neighbor, On Tuesday, South Korea disclosed that it had conducted a joint drill with a U.S. supersonic B-1B Lancer bomber.
As per Moon Sang-gyun, a spokesman for South Korea’s defence ministry, the exercise took place on Monday.
He declined to give any further details on the joint operation.
Earlier on Tuesday, North Korea’s state media stated that a B-1B bomber flew over South Korea to stage “a nuclear bomb dropping drill”.