All posts tagged "Foal Eagle"

  • South Korean marine LVT-7 landing craft sail to shores through smoke screens during the U.S.-South Korea joint military exercises called Ssangyong,  part of the Foal Eagle military exercises, in Pohang, South Korea, Monday, March 31, 2014.  South Korea said North Korea has announced plans to conduct live-fire drills near the rivals' disputed western sea boundary. The planned drills Monday come after an increase in threatening rhetoric from Pyongyang and a series of rocket and ballistic missile launches in an apparent protest against the annual military exercises by Seoul and Washington.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    Tensions grow as joint drills begin

    By Jun Ji-hye Tension is escalating after North Korea threatened to launch an all-out offensive in response to the largest-ever joint exercises by South Korea and the U.S., which started Monday. The largely computer-simulated Key Resolve drill...

    • Posted March 7, 2016
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    N. Korea threatens ‘merciless’ retaliation against US over joint exercises

    SEOUL, March 14 (Yonhap) — North Korea again condemned the United States Saturday for its joint exercises with South Korea, vowing harsh retaliations. Seoul and Washington kicked off their annual military drills on March 2 — the...

    • Posted March 14, 2015
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  • Rocket launch test in North Korea (KCNA/Yonhap)
    ROK-US joint exercises begin, with NK firing 2 missiles

    By Kang Seung-woo Seoul and Washington kicked off their annual joint Key Resolve and Foal Eagle military exercises Monday as part of efforts to improve the combined forces’ military capabilities to deter threats from North Korea. In...

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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  • The 7,700-ton Aegis destroyer, King Sejong the Great, appears in waters off the Yellow Sea, Wednesday, during a naval drill held ahead of the fourth anniversary of the sinking of the Cheonan which falls on March 26.  (Yonhap)
    N. Korea launches rockets for 2nd straight day

      By Chung Min-uck North Korea fired 16 more short-range rockets from its east coast early on Sunday, for a second straight day, in an apparent protest against the ongoing South Korea-U.S. joint military drill, the Joint...

    • Posted March 23, 2014
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