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Escalating “Foal Eagle” assailed

Pyongyang, November 2 (KCNA) — The U.S. warmongers and the South Korean authorities are escalating the aerial war exercise, timed to coincide with the on-going provocative “Foal Eagle 99” joint military exercises, according to military sources.


They launched a “demonstration aerial drill” on Oct. 31 in the air above Ryoju area by mobilizing fighters of the U.S. aggressors from overseas bases and more than 40 fighter-bombers, assault planes and planes for special operation belonging to the U.S. air force in South Korea and the South Korean air force.

Earlier, over 80 fighter-bombers and pursuit-assault planes belonging to the U.S. aggressors and the “ROK” army as “striking force” and “covering force” staged an “aerial intercepting drill” in the air above Nyongwol and Thaebaek areas on October 30.

On the same day more than 70 pursuit-assault planes, helicopters and fighters were mobilized in the “drill of supporting landing”, and pursuit-assault planes and anti-submarine patrol planes in the “drill for special operation” in the air above Jik Islet area.

C-141 transport planes of the U.S. aggressors flew into an operational theatre in the Osan area from overseas and C-12 and C-130 transport planes of the U.S. and the “ROK” army were busy airlifting war equipment to various parts of South Korea on October 30 and 31.

More than 600 fighters were involved in the aggressive war exercises in the sky of South Korea on these days.

U-2 high-altitude strategic reconnaissance plane, RC-7b, RC-12, RF-4c and other tactical reconnaissance planes made shuttle flights from east to west day and night for an aerial photographing and electronic reconnaissance on the forefront area along the Military Demarcation Line and the in-depth of the DPRK.

The daily intensified war exercises against the DPRK lay bare the true colors of the U.S. and the South Korean authorities.

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