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South Korea and US to resume live training

13th July 2022 - 16:22 GMT | by Norbert Neumann in London

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The US and the ROK agreed to initiate discussions to expand the scope and scale of combined military exercises and training. (Photo: DoD)

South Korea and the US are in talks to restart live combined command post training exercises while tentatively agreeing to conduct annual combined military drills starting at the end of summer 2022.

The South Korean and US militaries have tentatively agreed to conduct annual combined military exercises from 22 August to 1 September, South Korean media outlets reported on 11 July.

There was speculation that the partners would also break a four-year hiatus and resume live field training exercises, which had been suspended during South Korea’s former administration.  

Combined command post training has been carried out regularly based on simulations, but they excluded the field training exercise element in the aftermath of the first US-North Korea Singapore Summit in June 2018.

Instead of large-scale, theatre-level training exercises, South Korea and the US have

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Norbert is the Military Training & Simulation reporter at Shephard Media. Before joining Shephard in …

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