Showing posts with label military exercises. Show all posts
Showing posts with label military exercises. Show all posts

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Taiwan holds drills to fend against invasion amid China tensions

Taiwan holds drills to fend against invasion
Taiwan held drills simulating the repelling of invading forces on Wednesday, as the country prepared to conduct joint drills with the United States amid rising tensions with China.

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Pentagon indefinitely suspends some military exercises with South Korea

military exercises with South Korea
The United States and South Korea have agreed to indefinitely suspend two exchange program training exercises, the Pentagon has said, in the aftermath of the summit earlier this month between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Taiwan Holds Large-Scale Military Drills amid China Tensions

Taiwan Holds Large-Scale Military Drills
Taiwan simulated repelling an invading force on Thursday and used civilian-operated drones for the first time as part of annual military drills on the self-ruled island amid escalating tensions with China.

Friday, May 18, 2018

US, Philippines conclude Balikatan 2018 military drills

US, Philippines conclude Balikatan 2018 military drills
The United States and the Philippines concluded on Friday their Balikatan 2018 military drills in which some 5,000 Philippine and 3,000 American soldiers took part over 12 days.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

US Ethos: B-52 bomber excluded from drills after North Korea complains

B-52 bomber excluded from drills
Joint exercises between the United States and South Korea will move forward but the B-52 strategic bomber and eight F-22 Raptors will not be deployed during drills.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

North Korea suspends high-level talks with South Korea. Threats to cancel U.S. summit

North Korea suspends high-level talks with South Korea
North Korea said on Wednesday it had no choice but to suspend high-level talks with South Korea scheduled for later in the day due to U.S.-South Korean military exercises that went against the trend of warming North-South ties.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Taiwan accuses China of 'sabre rattling' as naval drill begins

China is conducting live-fire military exercises in the Taiwan Strait
China is conducting live-fire military exercises in the Taiwan Strait amid growing tension in the region.
The one-day drill follows Chinese warnings against independence moves by the self-governing island. Taiwan began a similar exercise earlier this week.

Russia Holds Large-Scale Exercises on Kuril Islands

Kuril Islands
More than 2,500 servicemen of Russia's Eastern Military District (EMD) are taking part in large-scale tactical exercises on the Kuril Islands, the press service of the district said in a statement on Wednesday.

Saturday, March 3, 2018

North Korea Threatens to 'Counter' US over Military Drills

North Korea Threatens to 'Counter' US
North Korea threatened on Saturday to "counter the US" if the United States holds joint military exercises with South Korea, saying the drills would harm reconciliation efforts on the peninsula.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

South Korea Joins US, Thailand in Military Landing Drill

South Korea Joins US, Thailand in Military Landing Drill
Troops from South Korea joined their Thai and US counterparts on Saturday in an amphibious vehicle landing drill as part of Southeast Asia's largest multinational military exercise.

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Moon dismisses Abe's call to resume military drills

Moon dismisses Abe's call to resume military drills
Republic of Korea (ROK) President Moon Jae-in has dismissed Japanese PM Shinzo Abe's call to resume the U.S.-South Korean military drills, Yonhap news agency reported on Saturday.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Washington et Séoul reportent les manoeuvres militaires prévues durant les JO d'hiver

les Jeux Olympiques d'hiver de Pyeongchang
Le président américain Donald Trump et son homologue sud-coréen Moon Jae-In ont convenu de reporter les manoeuvres militaires prévues entre les deux pays pendant les Jeux Olympiques d'hiver de Pyeongchang en février, a déclaré jeudi le bureau de M. Moon.

Friday, December 29, 2017

Taiwan President Warns China against Military Aggression

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said on Friday China's military ambitions are becoming more apparent and tension between Taiwan and the mainland must not be resolved through military force.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Monday, December 18, 2017

China's Warplanes Hold Drill near Japan, South Korea, Taiwan

the Miyako Strait
China sent several warplanes on a long-range drill to the Sea of Japan (East Sea) on Monday and also conducted drills around rival Taiwan, moved that prompted South Korea to scramble fighter jets and could raise concerns about Beijing's growing military presence in the region.

Monday, December 11, 2017

Russian Military Chief Criticizes US, Japan, South Korea Drills

Russian Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces General Valery Gerasimov
Russia's military chief warned on Monday that military exercises by Japan, the United States and South Korea aimed at countering North Korea only raise hysteria and create more instability in the region.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

North Korea Says US Carrier Groups Raise Nuclear War Threat

North Korea Says US Carrier Groups Raise Nuclear War Threat
North Korea warned Monday that the unprecedented deployment of three U.S. aircraft carrier groups “taking up a strike posture” around the Korean peninsula is making it impossible to predict when nuclear war will break out.

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