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Two U. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bombers over the Pacific Ocean on a routine training mission, August 1, 2018.

US and Chinese bombers have been flexing their muscles over an important waterway

It's been a busy week for Chinese and US bombers, both of which have participated in military drills in the same neighborhood recently.
Live-fire drills being carried out by Chinese fighter jets and bombers in the South China Sea, September 28, 2018.

Days after multiple US bomber flights, Chinese warplanes did ‘live fire shooting drills’ in the South China Sea as tensions in the region ...

US bombers carried out several patrol flights over the South China Sea during the past week, and Chinese warplanes conducted "live-fire shooting drills" over the same area this weekend, as tensions simmer between the two countries.
A US Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bomber takes off from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, on a higher headquarters-directed Continuous Bomber Presence mission

‘Everybody loves the B-52’: Step aboard one of the massive bombers patrolling the front line in the Pacific

The US has been carrying Continuous Bomber Presence missions over the Pacific since 2004, working to reassure allies and send a message to rivals.