September 21, 2020

South Korea, U.S. kick off major air combat drill

230 aircraft mobilized for annual “Vigilant Ace" exercise as DPRK warns of "terrible retaliation"

Update at 1935 KST: This article has been updated to reflect the MND's retraction of its claim that the exercise was the "largest" to take place on the Korean peninsula.

Washington and Seoul on Monday kicked off a major air combat exercise that North Korea has described as the "largest ever."