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Vigilant Ace', Largest Joint Air Exercise of US and South Korea

The US and South Korea have started their largest-ever joint air exercise Vigilant Ace.
North Korea has labelled this exercise an "all-out provocation"


  • The exercise comes after North Korea tested Hwasong-15 which is considered to be its most advanced and powerful Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) as part of its weapons programme.
  • The five-day long exercise will involve 230 aircraft, including F-22 Raptor stealth jet fighters, and tens of thousands of troops
  • The exercise will feature six F-22 Raptor stealth fighters and F-35 jets 
  • 12,000 U.S. Marines, Navy, and other personnel will join South Korean troops in the drills.
  •  The US-South Korean drill designed to boost their readiness and operational capability and to ensure peace and security on the Korean peninsula. 
Vigilant Ace', Largest Joint Air Exercise of US and South Korea Vigilant Ace', Largest Joint Air Exercise of US and South Korea Reviewed by insiya yadav on December 05, 2017 Rating: 5

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