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Japan Ground "SDF" Conducts Live Shell Firing Exercises

Pyongyang, August 30 (KCNA) -- The Japan ground "Self-Defense Force" conducted a large-scale live shell firing drills in the Higashifuji firing range on Aug. 28.

Involved in the drills were about 2 400 troops, 80 tanks and armored cars, 80 artillery pieces and 30 warplanes.

The drills were conducted under the simulated conditions of an actual war.

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