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Korea to build new amphibious landing ship

South Korea said Friday it has begun the construction of another large-scale amphibious landing ship to be used by the country's Navy.A keel-laying ceremony for the 14,500-ton vessel was held the day ...

Updated : 2017.04.28 10:51

Philippines seeks S. Korea warship donation

  The Philippines has asked South Korea to donate a decommissioned warship to Manila, the defence department said Thursday, to help them patrol their waters and perform counter-terrorism operations.   "We have transmitted a letter of intent to the South Korean government to acquire one ...

Updated : 2017.04.27 21:38

THAAD ‘set for actual operation’

South Korea’s Defense Ministry announced Thursday that an advanced American anti-missile system here will soon be put into “actual operation” to counter North Korea’s ballistic missile threats.Hou...

Updated : 2017.04.27 14:48

War remains recovery team hosts event for foreign defense officials

A South Korean task force on the recovery of remains held a special event Thursday for foreign defense officials at embassies in Seoul as part of what it calls "defense diplomacy, marking the 10th ann...

Updated : 2017.04.27 11:42

Allies' security chiefs say THAAD installation 'smooth'

The security chiefs of Seoul and Washington discussed the ongoing "smooth" installation of a US missile defense battery in South Korea on Thursday, a day after some of its key components were delivere...

Updated : 2017.04.27 10:53

Korean Navy to test unmanned ship

South Korea's Navy will start the trial operation of an unmanned ship next month, the country's newly developed weapon mainly for use on the tense sea border with North Korea, the state arms procureme...

Updated : 2017.04.27 10:19

Defense ministry vows full support for Seoul air show

South Korea's defense ministry said Thursday it has signed a partnership agreement with the organizers of a Seoul air show to be held later this year.The Seoul International Aerospace & Defense Exhibi...

Updated : 2017.04.27 09:45

[From the Scene] Allies demonstrate massive show of force at joint live-fire exercise

POCHEON, Gyeonggi Province -- The exercise began with a bang from explosives being fired off near a ditch. Taking it as a cue for the North Korean Army’s hypothetical invasion, South Korea’s K-9 and...

Updated : 2017.04.26 15:49

US moves to deploy key parts of THAAD

The US Forces Korea on Wednesday brought launchers, a radar and other key parts of its advanced missile defense system to its deployment site, in a surprise move to accelerate the process ahead of a p...

Updated : 2017.04.26 10:06

THAAD equipment installation underway amid residents' protests

US troops in South Korea began installing the equipment for an advanced missile defense system at a site in a southeastern region of the country, facing fierce protests from local residents.The overni...

Updated : 2017.04.26 08:31

Korean military to buy two more anti-ballistic missile radars

South Korea said Tuesday it has decided to purchase two advanced early warning radars on incoming ballistic missiles as North Korea's threats have grown.The plan was approved at a regular meeting on a...

Updated : 2017.04.25 20:51

USFK reopens Rodriguez range after accident probe

The US military in South Korea said Tuesday it has resumed the operation of its accident-prone shooting range close to the inter-Korean border.The Rodriguez training ground had been out of service sin...

Updated : 2017.04.25 17:01

US strategic assets scramble to Korean Peninsula

The United States military staged a massive show of force against North Korea by deploying its strategic assets to the Korean Peninsula on Tuesday, as North Korea marked a major holiday amid mounting ...

Updated : 2017.04.25 16:12

US 8th Army starts base relocation by commemorating Gen. Walker

American troops in Seoul kicked off their full-fledged relocation Tuesday to a refurbished base south of the capital with a symbolic ceremony to commemorate Gen. Walton H. Walker, a Korean War hero.St...

Updated : 2017.04.25 11:53

Korea, US to hold joint naval drills

South Korea's Navy said Tuesday it will hold a joint live-fire exercise with the US in the Yellow Sea later in the day to show their close alliance against North Korea.It will involve the Navy's 4,400...

Updated : 2017.04.25 11:05