Korea and the U.S. Air Force will hold a large-scale military exercises may contain North Korea
data for: Korea-US joint air military exercises since 2008, implemented, regularly held twice a year.
BEIJING, May 7, reported the South Korean Defense Ministry announced on the 7th, Korea and the U.S. Air Force from May 7 to 18, held in South Korea’s western airspace, code-named “Super Thunder” (the Max Thunder) air combat exercise. This is the largest of the Korea-US history, the longest joint air combat exercise. The media said that the exercise may be to contain North Korea.
Korean Air Force, said the military exercises on the Korean Peninsula to the outbreak of war as the hypothetical, to test the ability to attack on the location to launch a military provocation, and improve the emergency response mechanism.
Korea and the U.S. in the exercise dispatched 60 joint air fighter, as the largest in history. Including the ROK F-15K, KF-16 to 38 fighters, the United States will be put into include the KC-135 aerial refueling aircraft and 22 fighter aircraft. South Korean Navy destroyer will also participate in training.
Korea-US pilots have the force of the 7th fighter transfer to a combat flying corps resident support staff also has a variety of equipment resources are loaded on the conveyor to complete the exercise to prepare.
Korea-US joint Air Force plans to exercise two weeks on the main defense of the air, cut aviation air combat training to enhance joint combat capability. At the same time, it will search for relief of the battle, the pilot fled the combat training all-round inspection.
Korea Air Force official said that the exercise will be Korea and the U.S. Air Force in the Korean peninsula in the event of unusual circumstances can immediately respond to the joint combat effectiveness, as well as Korea and the U.S. response to the trend completely prepared.
the exercises implemented since 2008, regularly held twice a year, modeled on the U.S. military-led code-named “Red Flag” multinational joint air military exercises.
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