US-South Korea Conducts Anti-Submarine Tests in Third Day of Joint Naval Exercises

South Korea and the United States held anti-submarine drills on Tuesday, the third day of the four- day joint military drills.

The two allies conducted drills involving naval guns, torpedoes and artillery to defeat a submarine intruding into waters off the Korean peninsula. Fighter jets and helicopters engaged in bombing practice, according to local news reports.

South Korea and the United States held anti-submarine drills on Tuesday, the third day of four-day joint military drills.

The two allies conducted drills involving naval guns, torpedoes and artillery to defeat a submarine intruding into waters off the Korean peninsula. Fighter jets and helicopters engaged in bombing practice, according to local news reports.

Code-named "Invincible Spirit," the four-day naval and air exercises involving 20 ships and submarines, 200 aircraft and 8,000 troops are part of a slew of punitive measures by Seoul and Washington against Pyongyang after a South Korea-led multinational probe team concluded that the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) torpedoed a South Korean warship in March, which took 46 lives of South Korean sailors.