February 25, 2024

U.S., South Korea conduct ballistic missile exercises

Exercises are a "show of force" after North Korean ICBM test, says President Moon Jae-in

The U.S. and South Korea on Wednesday morning conducted combined ballistic missile exercises demonstrating their “deep strike precision capability”, Seoul's Blue House, Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), and the U.S. Army announced.

The South Korean presidential office said President Moon Jae-in had ordered the joint military drills as a "show of force" after North Korea's successful test of an ICBM on Tuesday.