Following promises of “fire and fury” from President Donald Trump if it continues its belligerence, North Korea released a statement on Wednesday threatening to launch an “enveloping strike” at the island of Guam, a U.S. territory in the Pacific. Here’s why Pyongyang thinks Guam is a worthy target.
Last week, the U.S. Air Force simultaneously launched three planes known as “strategic power projection bombers:” a B-52 Stratofortress, B-1B Lancer and B-2 Spirit also known as the stealth bomber. The mighty jets are operating together for the first time in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.
If you’re in the Far East and want to combine a two hour flight from Japan, an amazing trafficless tropical drive, and a ton of World War II history, then get yourself to the island territory of Guam and your ass in a rental car. You won’t be disappointed.
Cope North is one of the largest multi-national air power exercises in the Eastern Hemisphere. Every year, air forces from around the region deploy to Andersen AFB, located on the island of Guam to sharpen their skills, hone their inter-operational abilities and strengthen foreign ties among established and emerging…
From Foxtrot Alpha: Andersen AFB is located on the island of Guam, about two thirds of the way between Hawaii and Taiwan. Given its location, Andersen is one of America's most strategic outposts, and with it sprawling size it acts like gigantic aircraft carrier and sea base from which the USA can project immense power.
You still see a few of the mid-engined 80s Toyota vans around, but when was the last time you saw a Mitsubishi van of that era? Very few of these things were sold in North America back in the day; in fact, I can't even figure out what Mitsubishi called this vehicle here; was it marketed as the plain ol' Mitsubishi…