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South Korea joins military drill with US, Thailand first time

COBRA GOLD 2001 exercises

Soldiers from Charlie Company 2-1 Infantry, Fort Wainwright, Alaska, instruct the Thai Military Forces during a platoon battle drill attack as a part of COBRA GOLD 2001 exercises. Photo: SRA LESLIE LAWRENCE, USAF.


CHONBURI, Feb 10 – South Korea’s military joined the annual Thai-US joint military exercise for the first time this week as the maneuvers kicked off in Thailand’s eastern seaboard province of Chonburi.

The 10-day joint drill, code named Cobra Gold 2012, is scheduled to end on Feb 17.

Source: MCOT