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More Than 170 Cases of U.S. Aerial Espionage in February

Korean Central News Agency of DPRK via Korea News Service (KNS)

    Pyongyang, February 28 (KCNA) -- The U.S. imperialist warmongers committed more than 170 cases of aerial espionage against the DPRK by mobilizing strategic and tactical reconnaissance planes with various missions in February, according to a military source. "U-2s" spied on the DPRK's strategic targets almost every day after taking off U.S. air force bases in south Korea. On Feb. 24 an overseas- based "RC-135" was busy with the photographing and electronic reconnaissance of all areas of the DPRK. An "EP-3" flew in the air above Taebu Islet and the area east of Kangrung to spy on the seabed of the north on Feb. 2 and 11. On Feb. 13, 14 and 15 an "E-3" was engrossed in spying on the targets of the north side in the areas along the Military Demarcation Line while commanding the flying corps engaged in different war drills including air battle, aerial target detecting and striking targets in the depth.
    They perpetrated more than 30 cases of espionage with "U-2", "RC-135", "E-3" and "EP-3" in February.
    Tactical reconnaissance planes such as "RC-12" and "RC-7B" flew in the air above areas along the forefront almost every day to spy on major military targets of the DPRK: 19 planes on Feb. 8, 14 on Feb. 9, and 9 on Feb. 17.

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