South Korea and the United States will launch joint military exercises on the 8th, reduce the scale and not implement field training
China News Service, March 7th, according to Korean media reports, South Korea’s Joint Staff Headquarters (Joint Staff) reported on the 7th that South Korea and the United States will conduct a nine-day joint command post exercise starting March 8. The scale of the joint exercise is smaller than in previous years, and no field maneuver training will be implemented this time.
p >The joint participants emphasized that this exercise is a routine defensive joint exercise conducted in a virtual manner on a computer.
It is reported that this South Korea-US exercise will not evaluate the “full combat capability” of the joint command in the future. South Korea and the United States will discuss plans for assessing full combat capabilities in joint exercises in the second half of 2021.
The joint participants stated that the exercise will rehearse part of the theater operations led by the future joint command in preparation for the future verification of full combat capabilities.