Korea and the U.S. held the largest air exercise Korea Air Force is ready (Figure)
ROKAF KF-16 fighter jets landing on the runway of the first combat flight group, on their way to parking space.
BEIJING, May 8, reports, Korean Air Combat Command and the U.S. Seventh Air Force was held from May 7 to 18, the 12-day joint air combat exercise. The exercise of the previous largest, longest military exercises. South Korean Air Force fighter jets have been landed during the exercise stations.
Korea Air Force Operations Command, said the exercise code-named “the greatest Thunder (Max Thunder) 12-1″ mobilize 60 fighter in the U.S. and South Korea, including ROK F-15K, KF -16, etc. 38 fighter, and the United States, including the KC-135 aerial refueling, including 22 fighter. This is the largest for the first time since the start of the US-ROK joint military exercises in 2008.
exercises assume that the South Korean western airspace status for the beginning of the war, by the Korea Air Force Operations Command-led implementation of Mission resident in the first combat flight, with emphasis on precision strikes on the enemy’s provocative attack origin and air refueling, concentrated inspection response trend in the accident has occurred.
It is reported that the ROK-US forces pilots have belongs to the 7th Fighter transfer to a combat flight mission station, the support staff has a variety of equipment resources are loaded on the conveyor, the completion of the exercise to prepare.
Korea Air Force official said that the exercise Korea and the U.S. Air Force in the peninsula anomalies immediate response to the joint combat effectiveness, as well as Korea and the U.S. response to the trend of doing completely prepared.
It is reported that the US-ROK air force exercise since 2008 began, held regularly twice a year, modeled on the U.S. military-led code-named “Red Flag” multinational joint air military exercises.
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