U.S., South Korea Revive Live Military Drills After Four-Year Hiatus


By Dasl Yoon
A South Korean unit conducted an exercise last week with live ammunition in advance of joint military drills with the U.S. YONHAP/EPA/SHUTTERSTOCK

For the first time in four years, the U.S. and South Korea will revive their live-action military drills, sharpening their preparedness as the North Korean nuclear threat worsens and China steps up its presence around Taiwan.

The 11-day joint drills, which start Monday in South Korea, are expected to feature once again jet fighters soaring in the skies, tanks rumbling down roads and thousands of soldiers simulating a conflict with the Kim Jong Un regime.

Publish : 2022-08-21 15:45:00

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