South Korea and the United States began their largest joint military drills on August 22 in Indo-Pacific region. The joint military exercises called the ‘Ulchi Freedom Shield’ are scheduled to run till September 1. The ‘Ulchi Freedom Shield’ are tri-service drills involving thousands of troops as well as live-fire exercises. The largest joint military drills since 2017 are designed to test their readiness amid North Korea’s missile tests. Watch the video to know what is the purpose of these drills and how did North Korea respond.