September 28, 2020

U.S., South Korea, Japan staging missile warning exercises near Korean peninsula

Two-day exercise sees three nations coordinate detection and tracking of enemy rockets

The U.S., South Korean, and Japanese militaries on Tuesday began a two-day missile warning exercise near the Korean peninsula, Seoul’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) announced.

“This training is designed to prepare for North Korea’s growing nuclear and missile threats according to the agreement results of the 48th ROK-U.S. Security Consultative Meeting (SCM) held in October 2016,” the JCS said in a written statement.