U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors taxi on the runway upon landing at a South Korean air base in Gwangju, South Korea, Monday, Dec. 4, 2017. (Yonhap via AP)
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Hundreds of aircraft including two dozen stealth jets began training Monday as the United States and South Korea launched a massive combined air force exercise.The war games come a week after North Korea test-fired its most powerful missile ever, an intercontinental ballistic missile that may be able to target the eastern seaboard of the U.S. The five-day drill, which is called Vigilant Ace, is meant to improve the allies' wartime capabilities and preparedness, South Korea's Defense Ministry said.In total, 230 aircraft will be flying at eight U.S. and South Korean military installations in the South.
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