US intensifies aerial surveillance of Korean Peninsula

The Unites States on Wednesday intensified its aerial surveillance on the Korean Peninsula, deploying four surveillance airplanes amid the possibility that North Korea could conduct a new weapons test in the next few days.

The Pentagon deployed RC-135W, E-8C, RQ-4 Global Hawk and RC-135S aircraft capable of geolocating signals and capturing aerial images and with other reconnaissance and surveillance functions said Aircraft Spots, a Twitter account dedicated to monitoring military air movements, reports say.