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  • Military drills create strategic advantage

    Military drills create strategic advantage

    The command said in a news release on Sunday afternoon that the interservice combat drills took place in the air and waters surrounding Taiwan and demonstrated the forces' land, air and sea strike capabilities.

    August 8, 2022
  • Diplomacy & Drills

    Diplomacy & Drills

    The Kremlin has announced that Mr Putin will preside over the exercise from what they call a “situation centre”. The Defence ministry said that the drills were planned in advance, and were not intended to stoke tensions. But they will be conducted at a critical juncture in the overwhelming standoff over the former Soviet satellite of Ukraine. It appears that high-level diplomacy is in competition with military manoeuvers.

    February 21, 2022
  • No decision yet over annual military drills with US: Seoul

    No decision yet over annual military drills with US: Seoul

    The combined forces of South Korea and the US have annually staged the summertime command post drills around mid-August, which North Korea has denounced as a dress rehearsal for invasion.

    August 2, 2021
  • Russia begins biggest military drills since Cold War

    Russia begins biggest military drills since Cold War

    Russia on Tuesday began its biggest military exercises since the Cold War, with the participation of around 300,000 troops, the Defence Ministry said.

    September 11, 2018
  • US bombers conduct military drills over Korean peninsula

    US bombers conduct military drills over Korean peninsula

    Two B-1B strategic bombers of the US Air Force trained with South Korea’s F-15K fighter jets over and near the Korean peninsula in yet another show of force against North Korea, defence authorities here said on Wednesday. The bombers took off from the US Pacific territory of Guam on Tuesday night, before entering South Korean …

    October 11, 2017
  • US, South Korea end annual military drills

    US, South Korea end annual military drills

    South Korea and the US on Sunday ended their annual joint military exercise, the biggest ever drill of its kind, amid heightened tensions on the Korean peninsula. South Korean military authorities said the Foal Eagle exercises, in which both countries' infantry, navy and air force took part, concluded as per schedule, Efe news reported. In …

    April 30, 2017
  • Iran in new military drills despite US warnings

    Iran in new military drills despite US warnings

    Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard is to conduct military drills next week, a senior commander announced on Saturday, despite warnings from the United States and fresh sanctions over a ballistic missile test. "The manoeuvres called 'Grand Prophet 11' will start Monday and last three days," General Mohammad Pakpour, commander of the force's ground units, told a …

    February 18, 2017