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US to deploy unmanned attack aircraft to Korea: source

The United States will deploy an unmanned attack aircraft to its military unit in South Korea to enhance its strike capabilities against ground targets in North Korea, a military official said Monday...

Updated : 2017.03.13 10:40

Air Force drilling to counter N. Korean provocations

South Korea's Air Force said Monday that they are conducting a weeklong air combat exercise this week to practice their readiness against possible provocations from North Korea and their counterattac...

Updated : 2017.03.13 10:10

Top Korea, US military officials visit Carl Vinson aircraft

Top South Korean and US military officials on Sunday visited an aircraft carrier taking part in the ongoing joint military exercises, Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff said Monday. JCS Chairman Gen. Lee...

Updated : 2017.03.13 09:43

Allies to hold annual Key Resolve exercise

South Korea and the United States will begin the Key Resolve joint military exercise Monday amid heightening tensions following the North's recent missile test and the killing of its leader's half br...

Updated : 2017.03.12 14:44

Korea plans to study how to use drones for 'swarming warfare'

The South Korean Army plans to study ways to introduce "swarming warfare" in its tactical operations, which uses scores of drones equipped with high explosive bombs, a military official here said Sun...

Updated : 2017.03.12 11:35

Defense chief calls for vigilance following Park's ouster

South Korea's top military officials on Friday called for vigilance against any possible North Korean provocations following the Constitutional Court's ruling to remove President Park Geun-hye from o...

Updated : 2017.03.10 17:17

THAAD deployment won't be affected by Park's ouster

South Korea's military on Friday vowed to push ahead with the deployment of an advanced US missile defense system "as quickly as possible," unaffected by the political crisis following the ouster of ...

Updated : 2017.03.10 16:37

Korea to send 12th team of soldiers to UAE in military ties

South Korea plans to send more than 130 soldiers to the United Arab Emirates Friday to replace a similar number of service members tasked with boosting bilateral military cooperation, the defense min...

Updated : 2017.03.10 16:34

FM Yun vows no policy change after Park's impeachment

South Korea's foreign minister called for diplomats stationed overseas on Friday to do their utmost in assuring host countries that there will be no change in policy direction even after the presiden...

Updated : 2017.03.10 15:07

Korea raises cyberattack alert level

South Korea said Thursday that it raised the alert level against cyberattacks by one notch in a bid to better fend off an expected increase in cyberattacks from North Korea and others on the country'...

Updated : 2017.03.09 21:02

Seoul rejects Beijing's proposal to halt joint drills with US

South Korea's military said Thursday the joint annual exercises with the United States will continue as planned one day after China requested a halt. On Wednesday, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi p...

Updated : 2017.03.09 12:00

White House: THAAD 'critical' to S. Korea's defense

The US THAAD missile defense system being installed in South Korea is "critical" to defending the Asian ally from North Korean threats, the White House said Wednesday. "We're very troubled by the la...

Updated : 2017.03.09 09:47

Acting president renews vow to carry out THAAD deployment

South Korea's Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn on Wednesday reiterated Seoul's determination to press ahead with the installation of a US missile defense system to the peninsula desp...

Updated : 2017.03.08 15:34

THAAD radar system to be delivered this month: source

The powerful "X-band" radar, a core part of the advanced US missile defense system being deployed in South Korea, will be delivered within this month, a military official said Wednesday. On Monday n...

Updated : 2017.03.08 15:18

Korea begins THAAD deployment: military

In a surprise move, South Korea and the United States began deploying the highly controversial anti-missile system here, just hours after North Korea test-fired ballistic missiles that it said were a...

Updated : 2017.03.07 18:35