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This handout photo taken on Jul 5, 2017 and provided by US Forces Korea (USFK) in Seoul shows US M270 Multiple Launch Rocket System (R) firing an MGM-140 Army Tactical Missile into the East Sea from an undisclosed location on South Korea's east coast during a South Korea-US joint missile drill aimed to counter North Korea’s ICBM test.

US, South Korea stage show of force after North Korea ICBM test

WASHINGTON: US and South Korean troops fired missiles into the waters off South Korea, the US military said on Tuesday (Jul 4), in a show of force after North Korea’s ICBM test.

“The deep strike precision capability enables the (South Korean)-US alliance to engage the full array of time critical targets under all weather conditions,” the US Army said in a statement, adding that the Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) and the Republic of Korea’s Hyunmoo Missile II were utilised.

 

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