U.S And South Korea Stage Show Of Force After North Korea ICBM Test

By Reuters

U.S And South Korea Stage Show Of Force After North Korea ICBM Test
U.S. and South Korean troops fired missiles into the waters off South Korea, the U.S. military said on Tuesday, in a show of force after North Korea's ICBM test.

“The deep strike precision capability enables the (South Korean)-U.S. alliance to engage the full array of time critical targets under all weather conditions,” the U.S. Army said in a statement, adding that the Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) and the Republic of Korea’s Hyunmoo Missile II were utilized.

The joint exercise was directly in response to “North Korea’s destabilising and unlawful actions,” US Pacific Command added. “The missiles used could be deployed rapidly and provide deep strike precision capability”.

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