USFK reveals final 12 months’s particular ops coaching amid tensions attributable to NK missile exams

Commandos of the US Particular Operations Command Korea have interaction in a wintertime coaching in South Korea in 2021, on this photograph from the Fb account of the command. (US Particular Operations Command Korea Fb web page)

The US Forces Korea (USFK) has revealed it performed a particular commando coaching late final 12 months, in an obvious transfer to focus on America’s navy may following a latest sequence of North Korean missile launches.

In a Fb publish Monday, the US navy’s Particular Operations Command Korea (SOCKOR) confirmed a set of photographs depicting commandos coaching in what appear to be coastal and mountainous areas.

“SOCKOR seized alternatives for chilly climate, maritime and floor area readiness coaching with Naval Particular Warfare operators in November and December 2021,” the command mentioned.

Earlier, the US navy additionally made public USFK chief Gen. Paul LaCamera’s latest journey to an air unit armed with formidable precision guided bombs and its Air Power’s drills involving an aerial refueling aircraft final week.

The strikes seem designed to ship a message of deterrence in opposition to the North amid issues Pyongyang might stage one other present of power like an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launch, observers mentioned.

On Jan. 20, the North issued a thinly veiled risk to droop its moratorium on nuclear and ICBM exams, which it voluntarily declared in April 2018 forward of its first-ever Singapore summit with america in June of that 12 months. (Yonhap)