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S. Korea, UAE Hold Joint Military Drills


SEOUL, Aug. 17 (Korea Bizwire)South Korea and the United Arab Emirates were staging combined high-tech military drills, Seoul’s Army said Wednesday.

The exercise is under way at the Korea Combat Training Center (KCTC), a facility employing cutting-edge technologies for realistic ground drills, in the northeastern county of Inje.

The drills mobilized some 2,500 troops to the facility, including a platoon of the UAE’s armed forces and a unit from the 22nd Infantry Division, as well as over 200 pieces of military equipment, such as tanks, helicopters and unmanned aircraft.


It marked the first time for the UAE to participate in the exercise at the facility.

The latest drills are divided into two three-day parts of separate defense and attack operations against a specialized counterforce unit and place a focus on verifying the participants’ combat capabilities.

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