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Korea, US stick to THAAD deployment schedule: ministry

South Korea's defense ministry dismissed a news report Thursday that the deployment of an advanced US missile defense system in the country may be delayed due to a political reason."There is no change...

Updated : 2017.03.30 15:35

Defense chief orders immediate retaliation to NK provocations

South Korean Defense Minister Han Min-koo on Wednesday instructed troops not to hesitate to take retaliatory actions in the event of a North Korea attack.Inspecting a coastline guard post of the Army'...

Updated : 2017.03.29 17:06

Korea to send replacement peacekeeping troops to Lebanon

Hundreds of South Korean troops will be dispatched to Lebanon next month to join the UN-led peacekeeping operations, the Army said Wednesday.South Korea has stationed the Dongmyeong Unit there since 2...

Updated : 2017.03.29 16:24

NK inches closer to testing nukes

North Korea might have dispatched a fresh batch of devices needed to initiate a nuclear test and analyze data from the explosion, a US think tank said Wednesday, fueling speculation that the communist...

Updated : 2017.03.29 16:20

US Stryker team participates in joint drills in Korea

Thousands of US rapid response troops, including the Stryker team, are taking part in a joint exercise in South Korea, the US military said Wednesday, as tensions run high on the peninsula amid North ...

Updated : 2017.03.29 10:43

S. Korea, US practice destroying N. Korean chemical weapons

South Korea and the United States recently conducted a joint exercise on destroying North Korean chemical weapons, officials said Sunday.The US Forces Korea said the two nations practiced removing the...

Updated : 2017.03.26 10:24

US Aegis destroyer visits Jeju naval base for first time

SEOGUIPO -- A US Aegis destroyer visited South Korea's naval base on the southern resort island of Jeju on Saturday, becoming the first foreign warship to visit the base since it opened in February la...

Updated : 2017.03.25 19:28

Think tank proposes defense budget increase to deter N. Korea

South Korea's state-run think tank on diplomacy on Saturday called for a temporary hike in the nation's defense budget to secure sufficient deterrence against North Korea's nuclear weapons program.Yun...

Updated : 2017.03.25 15:19

US stealth fighters carry out precision bombing drill in Korea

Several F-35B stealth fighter jets conducted bombing practice on the Korean Peninsula earlier this week in support of joint training between South Korean and US marines, military authorities and sourc...

Updated : 2017.03.25 13:13

US fighter's fuel tanks fall on Saemangeum lake

A US Air Force fighter in training in the skies over South Korea's southwestern coast jettisoned two fuel tanks due to an emergency earlier this week, US military officials said Friday.The fuel tanks ...

Updated : 2017.03.24 11:45

Korean military under political attack over NK missile info

South Korea's defense ministry came under fire Thursday for its alleged failure to disclose information promptly on North Korea's missile launch the previous day, which apparently ended in failure.The...

Updated : 2017.03.23 14:54

Korea, France to discuss military partnership this week

South Korea and France will hold senior-level military talks this week on ways to strengthen bilateral cooperation on regional and global security issues, Seoul's defense ministry said Thursday.Wee Se...

Updated : 2017.03.23 11:00

S. Korea vigilant against N. Korea's ICBM, nuke test

North Korea is highly likely to fire more missiles in the coming weeks as its military prepares to wrap up months of winter training, defense officials and experts here said Thursday."Chances are high...

Updated : 2017.03.23 09:47

B-1B bomber holds attack drill in Korea

A US strategic bomber trained with South Korean fighter jets Wednesday over the peninsula, sending a strong warning message to North Korea, according to the allies.They said the B-1B conducted an imme...

Updated : 2017.03.22 16:07

US nuclear submarine joins combined exercise in Korea

A fast-attack nuclear-powered US submarine has joined an annual combined military exercise in South Korea in the latest show of force against North Korea, a defense source here said Tuesday."The US Na...

Updated : 2017.03.21 17:17