28 September 2017

News Story: Air dominance crucial in countering N. Korean threats - U.S. commander

SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Yonhap) -- A top U.S. military commander in South Korea on Tuesday stressed the significance of enhancing the integrated air power of the allies against North Korea armed with nuclear weapons.

Lt. Gen. Thomas Bergeson, the 7th Air Force commander, said the emergency of the North's nuclear threat has made the value of the "seamless control of airspace" even more important.

He pointed out air power's precise targeting, flexibility, speed and range were proven in past conflicts, including the Gulf War.

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