South Korea says North Korea this year to sleep Duck Island has 19 artillery firing exercises
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BEIJING, May 8, according to Yonhap news agency reported that this year, North Korea issued several strong statements on Korea, but also increased the northern West coastal artillery and fighter jets firing exercises exercises.
8, the South Korean navy said the North Korean military since the January 17 statement, announced that South Korea entered a duel with the situation, they stepped up in the northwest coast of the island and the deployment of 130 mm, 76.2 mm coastal artillery, and 152 mm howitzers and other ground-launch maneuvers.
this year, North Korea near the island in large sleeping duck conducted 19 exercises, and fired more than 1,000 artillery shells, sea shells fell to the ROK after observing large splashes water column.
to sleep Duck Island North Korea has deployed eight to destroy taeyonpyong 27 km range coastal artillery (130 mm), in addition, Yin Ping Island in the north of the island has long deployed in a range of 8 12 km of the coast artillery (76.2 mm).
official expressed the South Korean navy, coast artillery firing exercises twice the number reached last year, and most are exposed in trenches outside the fort. 7 morning also heard the guns.
another official said, on 27, near the island of white-collar workers mixed the 88th Artillery Korean women’s team, carried out at sea firing exercises. 2 to 4 months can often hear the guns. Deployed in the coastal caves of the coast artillery camouflaged positions have been opened and exposed in the outside position about 5 meters.
In addition, the Northwest Territories in North Korea, the Korean army and air force base open for ground attack exercises, while the number of night flying exercise also increased significantly.
South Korean Navy official said, just before the Korean Air flight in the Air Force Base over the exercises, but now being carried out to other bases and the ground attack exercises. On 8 to 20 is temporarily interrupted in 21 to restart the exercise, and are frequent fighters and bombers to carry out the exercise.