February 02, 2023

South Korea conducts amphibious training after North Korean artillery fire

Thousands of navy and marine personnel participate in latest ROK exercises meant to train responses to enemy attacks

South Korea’s navy and marines conducted annual amphibious training exercises on Wednesday, according to the ROK Marine Corps, as part of ongoing Hoguk drills that train soldiers to respond to North Korean threats.

The drills are the latest in a series of South Korean military exercises in recent weeks, including ongoing U.S.-ROK maritime exercises that began in the Yellow Sea this Monday and will wrap up Thursday. South Korea’s Hoguk exercises, which started last week, will conclude Friday.