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U.S., South Korea to hold Vigilant Storm drill with F-35s, U-2 spy plane

Air exercise next week to involve over 240 aircraft, including Australian tanker

U.S. and South Korean forces conducted a bombing drill in early October. (Photo by Yonhap via Reuters)

SEOUL -- South Korean and U.S. forces will conduct a five-day joint exercise next week involving over 240 aircraft, military officials said Friday, as North Korea resumed its string of ballistic missile launches.

The Vigilant Storm drills will run around the clock from next Monday to Nov. 4.

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