Foal Eagle

Foal Eagle ( German: Foal Eagle) is held annually since 1997 military exercises in South Korea. It participate soldiers of the United States (especially United States Forces Korea) and South Korean forces. The number of participants has grown each year. 2013 trained over 200,000 soldiers two months in case of emergency. North Korea viewed this exercise as a test for an invasion of North Korea.

2001-2007 the maneuver Reception, Staging, Onward movement, and Integration ( RSOI ) was embedded in Foal Eagle. 2008, this maneuver was renamed, so that since 2008 the exercise Key Resolve Foal Eagle part of. Key Resolve is an exercise in command training of United States Pacific Command. 2013 10.000 South Korean and 3,500 U.S. soldiers were involved in the military exercise Key Resolve.

Abbreviation of these exercises are, for example,

  • FE 97 ( Foal Eagle 1997)
  • RSOI / FE 01 ( Reception, Staging, Onward movement, and Integration / Foal Eagle 2001)
  • KR / FE 13 ( Key Resolve / Foal Eagle 2013).