Earlier it was reported that in the maneuvers near the town of Pocheon, located 30 kilometers from the border with North Korea, will perceive the role of 800 personnel, six Air Force fighter jets in South Korea, as armored vehicles, anti-tank missiles, and multiple rocket launchers.
Exercises near the town of Pocheon held at the time of a sharp aggravation of relations between South and North Korea, provoked by shelling Yeonpyeong. 23 November as a result of shelling the South Korean island of artillery DPRK Four people were killed, about 20 injured. DPRK then announced that it has opened fire on the island in response to shots from the South Korea, has conducted a military exercise near Yeonpyeong. South Korea, in turn, said to be the first fire start DPRK.
Not counting the land exercises in Pocheon, South Defense Korea from 22 to 26 December conducting naval maneuvers off the coast of North Korea, in which involved six ships.