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South Korea to conduct annual military drill
By IANS | Bharat Defence Kavach | Publish Date: 11/10/2014 12:00:00 AM
South Korea to conduct annual military drill

Seoul : South Korea's army, navy and air force is all set to kick off its annual military drill Monday.

Defence Ministry spokesman Kim Min-seok said that the Hokuk exercise would be carried out over a period of two weeks, Xinhua reported.

The drill, launched in 1996, serves to enhance a joint operational capability among the army, navy, air force and marine corps.

Kim said that this year's exercise would focus on establishing a high-level defence posture against possible North Korean provocations, adding that it would also be carried out in all areas covering the 155 mile inter-Korean border.

The drill this year would involve 330,000 troops, its largest-ever gathering.

Last year, about 80,000 soldiers participated in the exercise.

The drill would also include 23,000 mobile military equipments, 60 warships and numerous airplanes, Kim said.


South Korea to conduct annual military drill


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