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Practice and pageantry

The Pacific training flights of four bombers coincides with a meeting of Asian defense ministers in Hawaii

By William Cole

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 05, 2014

~~<p>Two B-2 Spirit stealth bombers and two B-52 Stratofortresses flew nearly 8,000 miles nonstop over more than 20 hours from the mainland to Hawaii and back Wednesday to conduct long-range strike training at Pohakuloa Training Area on Hawaii island.</p>
<p>And to impress defense ministers meeting in Honolulu from the 10-country Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN.</p>
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Two B-2 Spirit stealth bombers and two B-52 Stratofortresses flew nearly 8,000 miles nonstop over more than 20 hours from the mainland to Hawaii and back Wednesday to conduct long-range strike training at Pohakuloa Training Area on Hawaii island.

And to impress defense ministers meeting in Honolulu from the 10-country Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN. Login for more...



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