The annual exercises involve 8,900 troops this year and will include live fire exercises and training with amphibious assault vehicles.
Since early 2022, Pyongyang has expedited the development of new weapons systems, as part of the country's defence development plan.
Since Aug 2016, shoot-down orders have been in place, allowing immediate measures against projectiles thought to be entering Japanese airspace.
This marks the 11th missile launch and 12th reported weapons tests conducted by North Korea just this year.
The remarks came after US President Biden warned American businesses to take precautions amid “evolving intelligence” that Russia could launch cyberattacks.
In Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, citizens and hacker groups have also taken part in information warfare in cyberspace, giving rise to the ungoverned situation of…
Under the raised warning, the South Korean military will shore up cybersecurity readiness and defenses against potential cyberattacks.
The expert also said this confrontation will become a focus of the war, with a climax may be reached in the next week or so.
In early February, Prabowo announced the agreement to purchase 42 Rafale fighter jets during a meeting with his French counterpart Florence Parly in Jakarta.
Observers say it would not be surprising if actors opposed to Singapore's stance were attempting to undermine it.