Constant Phoenix being activated to verify North Korea’s latest nuclear testing claim

The U.S. Air Force has activated one of its WC-135 Constant Phoenix and have the aircraft take air samples near North Korea in order to verify if the country had really detonated a nuclear weapon on Jan. 6.

WC-135W make T&G for R-W05R(2nd time 2). (9047865061)
By Ken H / @chippyho [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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