South Korea and United States launch joint military exercises despite North Korea warning 2702122
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Defense News - South Korea
|Monday, February 27, 2012, 07:55 AM|
|South Korea and United States launch joint military exercises despite North Korea warning.|
South Korea and United States forces launched their annual military exercise Monday, February 27, 2012, despite the latest warning by the Democratic People's Republic of North Korea that it is " fully ready to fight a war."
K1 main battle tank of the South Korean army during military exercises (Archive image)
The joint command post exercise "Key Resolve," slated for Feb. 27-March 9, has brought together 200,000 South Korean forces and 2, 100 U.S. troops for drills based on various scenarios of assumed threats to the defense of South Korea.