South Korea military exercises intended to demonstrate North Korea’s military strength to remain silent towards the temporary
Data for: Korean K-1 tank fire Data for: Korean K-9 self-propelled howitzers to participate in war games
BEIJING, Dec. 23 integrated media reports, South Korean Defense Ministry 22 announced, 23 South Korean Army and Air Force will launch the largest ever joint air-ground live fire exercises. In addition, the South Korean Navy 22, also in the Sea of ??Japan to start a four-day exercise.
South Korean military that the exercise aims to show to the DPRK’s military strength. Some analysts refer to test North Korea South Korea would like the bottom line for the new challenges the Korean peninsula. Jun Han warned that if the DPRK made a similar exercise again when the shelling Yin Ping Island “provocative,” South Korea will be retaliation.
105 种 fire equipment scale never seen before
South Korean military said the air-ground live-fire exercises in the inter-Korean border to terrestrial 20 km south Pocheon, Gyeonggi-do held at the military shooting range, from the capital Seoul, less than 50 km. Exercise only one day, will put 800 officers and soldiers, mobilized six F-15K and KF-16 fighter jets, K-1 tanks, AH-1S attack helicopters, K-9 self-propelled artillery, anti-tank missiles and multiple rocket launch systems, 105 kinds of fire equipment.
Reuters quoted an anonymous South Korean military officer said Han Jun past in the region no less than 50 exercises, but the unprecedented scale of the use of weapons, “In general, we will arrange 6 K-9 self-propelled guns involved in the exercise, but this time there will be 36, we will dispatch F-15 fighters and helicopters. “
South Korean media quoted military sources reported that 22 naval exercise in the Gangwon Kui-chun held in the waters east, away from the inter-Korean maritime boundary between the Sea of ??Japan over a hundred kilometers, the troops have the first fleet of naval patrol vessels and destroyers, six warships and “Lynx” helicopters. The exercise is intended to prevent the “south Korean submarine,” and “mock North Korean patrol boats launched the case of provocation,” the guns and the “Vulcan” Artillery fire.
South Korean Defense Ministry stressed that 22 of the Sea of ??Japan from naval vessels only a routine exercise training, with the recent shelling taeyonpyong nothing, not the media called the shooting drills.
Jun Han enlargement exercises Korea to remain silent
Korea Yin Ping Zhou Yigang held on the island in the live-fire exercises, North Korea was “rather than hands,” the official the media have published many articles in advance a strongly worded article, but the military has played down after the exercise, said, “not worth” of South Korea’s “military provocation” as a response. Han Jun-scale exercises to expand outside attention, it will provoke Pyongyang.
Nevertheless, Han Jun 21, still on high alert to prevent North Korea “may be retaliation.” The same day, South Korea at a distance of 3 km a Korean prostitute love island peak area, again after a lapse of seven years, lit a Christmas tree up to 30 meters steel. Christmas tree fire’s behavior is sensitive behavior toward North Korea as its propaganda war.
reports said Han Jun on Northwest island areas, the love of Christmas tree lights up prostitutes peak area, the military demarcation line (MDL), East Coast and other regions, have strengthened the response trend. F-15K, F-4E, KF-16 fighter jets in the air to maintain response to such situation, King Sejong ship and Dokdo Aegis destroyers and other ships are to maintain vigilance posture.
report also pointed out that South Korean military that North Korea has also increased vigilance posture in the deployment of additional West Coast SA-2 ground-to-ship, anti-aircraft missiles, firing exercises in the Han Jun has not recovered after weapons.
But at 22, the DPRK is not a new round of exercises on the Korean side to make any statement.
analysts say, for now, North Korea attacked South Korea may not be the most likely action is held in the same short-range missile test-fire artillery exercises or.
United States warned North Korea not to respond to the new South Korean military exercises
22, the White House warned North Korea that South Korea military exercises could have been “defensive” in advance are fully made public, so there is no reason to respond to North Korea.
Agence France-Presse refers to the South Korean military will be 23 in the vicinity of an inter-Korean border with tanks and fighter jets to participate in large-scale ground and air live-fire exercises, apparently in order to deter attack from North Korea again, and the exercise described as “history’s largest live-fire exercises.”
? White House spokesman Robert Gibbs explained that day, a new round of military exercises in advance of South Korea’s foreign do notice, is transparent and with a defensive nature, “should never be caused by North Korea response. ”