May 24, 2024

South Korean Air Force begins independent combat exercises

Joint ROK-U.S air combat exercise to go ahead, too, as DPRK condemns "war drills"

The Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) on Monday kicked off independent air combat drills along with a small-scale ROK-U.S. combined exercise, drills intended to take the place of the now-suspended joint annual Vigilant Ace major exercise.

The ROKAF's “consolidated training for combat readiness,” South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) announced, would be staged from Monday and Friday.

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