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US Army Apaches train to counter-North Korean maritime SOF | Shephard Media

US Army Apache helicopters are conducting training operations designed to counter the threat of North Korean maritime special operations forces. Designated ‘maritime counter-SOF’, the operations reflect one of the unique mission sets conducted in the Korean theatre.

Speaking at the recent Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA) Mission Summit in Nashville, Tennessee, Brig Gen David Francis, deputy commander, 2nd Infantry Division, 8th US Army, highlighted the unique mission set being conducted by the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade.

‘Maritime counter-SOF is essentially designed to defeat a SOF infil via sea,’ Francis explained. ‘That can either be in the West Sea or the East Sea. Primarily we’re focused in the west right now, but the primary…

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