TITLE

South Korea, U.S. launch largest-ever joint air defense drill

PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
East-Asia-Intel Reports;5/9/2012, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Newswire
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decision of South Korea and the U.S. to host a large joint air defense exercise due to military tensions at the inter-Korean border after the North's missile test failed and its impending nuclear test. It states that the defense exercise called Max Thunder will be held on May 7-18, 2012, which will involve 60 warplanes including an American aerial refueling aircraft. It adds that Special Forces personnel will also participate in air strike targeting drills.
ACCESSION #
88294755

 

Related Articles

  • The New Targets.  // Time;5/5/1967, Vol. 89 Issue 18, p43 

    The article reports on the air war between the U.S. and North Vietnam. It states that U.S. jets hit new targets in the port city of Haiphong and Hanoi but avoided Phuc Yen strip, the core of Hanoi, and the docks at Haiphong where most of the supplies from Russia and China arrive. It adds that...

  • Iraqi Air Defenses Broken But Dangerous. Fulghum, David A.; Wall, Robert // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/15/1999, Vol. 150 Issue 7, p30 

    Reports the condition of the air defense system of Iraq's air force. Details on the air bombing attacks of the United States troops; Rules of engagement on air attacks; Information on the military aircrafts of Iraq.

  • U.S. Stalks Taliban With New Air Scheme. Fulghum, David A.; Wall, Robert // Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/15/2001, Vol. 155 Issue 16, p32 

    Focuses on the aerial bombings lead by the United States government in Afghanistan. Launch of a real-time strike operation designed to attack moving targets; Introduction of additional weapons; Deployment of US army special operations units with the US Air Force tactical control parties. ...

  • In Gaza Operation, Israel Reaffirms an Unsustainable Status Quo. Grunstein, Judah // World Politics Review;11/26/2012, p1 

    The article examines the implications of Israel's re-establishment of its deterrent against Hamas in Gaza. It sees the exchange of rocket fire and air strikes between Israel and Hamas that ended in cease-fire in November 2012 as a demonstration of Israel's willingness to escalate hostilities...

  • Israel's Gamble in Lebanon. Vradenburg, George // Tikkun (Duke University Press);Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p13 

    The article focuses on the massive strikes made by Israel throughout Lebanon. It is said Israel needs to permanently re-occupy southern Lebanon or be prepared to defend against a potentially stronger enemy if it fails to secure border. The author speculates that Israel miscalculated its ability...

  • Flawed Fight. Fulghum, David A.; Morring Jr., Frank; Barrie, Douglas // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/1/2008, Vol. 169 Issue 8, p23 

    The article analyzes the military blunders committed by Russian armed forces in their war against Georgia. Senior Russian military officials, both active and recently retired, are loudly criticizing early setbacks in Georgia which included problems in air defense suppression, intelligence...

  • Next stage, hunting down terrorists. Tyson, Ann Scott // Christian Science Monitor;10/10/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 221, p1 

    Discusses precision air strikes by the United States against air defenses in Afghanistan, and the outlook for ground operations. Idea that the war will present both diplomatic and military risks to the U.S.; Targets which have been hit, including Taliban-controlled early-warning radar systems,...

  • Iraqi SAM Firings Trigger U.S. Attacks. Wall, Robert // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/4/1999, Vol. 150 Issue 1, p24 

    Reports the air bombing attacks of the United States triggered by the air defense firing of the Iraqi troops. Details on the air bombing activities; Effect of the US air attack on the defense of Iraq; Comment from the Iraqi officials.

  • U.S. Must Do More Than Needle Iraq.  // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/4/1999, Vol. 150 Issue 1, p70 

    Editorial. Comments on the aerial bombing attack of the United States (US) in Iraq. Objectives of the US troops; Rule in using air power; Suggestion on the military operations of the US.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics