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    S. Korean Air Force Hold Bombing Drills After N. Korea's Missile Launch

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    South Korean air forces have reportedly held shelling field exercises using US Mark 84 bombs following North Korea's latest missile launch.

    TOKYO (Sputnik) — The South Korean Air Force carried out the shelling drills with the use of the US Mark 84 general-purpose bombs after North Korea's ballistic missile launch, local media reported Tuesday.

    Yonhap news agency reported that during the exercise, four F-15K Slam Eagle fighter jets had dropped eight Mark 84 bombs, each weighing about a ton.

    The drills took place at the eastern province of Gangwon, the agency added.


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