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USFK chief says allies ready to counter N. Korea's provocations

Top American military commanders here on Tuesday emphasized the strength of the alliance with South Korea, as North Korea's military apparently staged its largest-ever live-fire drills along its east...

Updated : 2017.04.25 10:02

USS submarine set to join USS Carl Vinson in drills near Korea

A US submarine is set to join the USS Carl Vinson in drills near the Korean Peninsula, South Korean military officials said Monday. "The nuclear-powered submarine USS Michigan will enter the waters ...

Updated : 2017.04.25 09:56

S. Korea develops counter-battery radar against N. Korea

South Korea announced Monday it has developed an advanced artillery-locating radar to help counter North Korea's rocket threats more effectively. The mobile radar system, called "counter-artillery d...

Updated : 2017.04.24 14:17

Korea preps for joint exercise with USS Carl Vinson

South Korea's defense authorities said Monday the USS Carl Vinson, an American aircraft carrier, is scheduled to hold a joint training exercise with South Korean naval ships near the peninsula. "Con...

Updated : 2017.04.24 11:00

Carl Vinson to arrive in East Sea in days: Pence

US Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday that his country's aircraft carrier could arrive in the East Sea within days amid high tensions with North Korea. Pence, who is visiting Australia, said in...

Updated : 2017.04.22 17:02

Korea joins multilateral anti-piracy exercise in Gulf of Aden

South Korea has participated in a multilateral naval exercise involving US, Japanese and British forces to crack down on Somali pirates around the Gulf of Aden, the military here said Friday. South ...

Updated : 2017.04.21 11:09

Korea to open community center for Ethiopian war veterans

South Korea's defense ministry said Friday it has signed an agreement with Ethiopia to construct a community center in Addis Ababa for its nationals who fought in the 1950-53 Korean War. It's one of...

Updated : 2017.04.21 09:57

Korea, US complete land provision process for THAAD deployment

South Korea and the United States completed the regulatory process needed for Seoul’s provision of a base site for a US missile defense battery, the Foreign Ministry said Thursday. A bilateral comm...

Updated : 2017.04.20 17:11

US sends nuclear sniffer plane to Korea: source

The US Air Force dispatched a nuclear sniffer aircraft Thursday to the east of the Korean Peninsula amid the possibility of North Korea's imminent nuclear test, a government source said. "The WC-135...

Updated : 2017.04.20 16:03

Korea, US field 100 aircraft in joint drill

More than 100 South Korean and US warplanes have joined an annual combined defense exercise under way on the peninsula, South Korea's Air Force said Thursday. The Max Thunder training, which started...

Updated : 2017.04.20 15:22

Korea to hold anti-piracy drill

South Korea will hold an anti-piracy drill in waters off the southern coast ahead of the dispatch of a 4,500-ton destroyer to Somalia, the maritime ministry said Thursday. South Korea Navy's Daejoyo...

Updated : 2017.04.20 14:58

Military reasserts N. Korea is 'enemy' amid political row

South Korea's defense ministry said Thursday that North Korea is clearly the country's enemy, although it has formally jettisoned the politically sensitive expression "main enemy." A longstanding co...

Updated : 2017.04.20 14:29

Hwang orders military to stand ready for 'immediate response' to NK provocation

South Korea's Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn on Thursday ordered the military to strengthen its readiness posture for an "immediate" response to any North Korean provocation. His ...

Updated : 2017.04.20 11:18

Defense chief urges more real combat training

South Korean Defense Minister Han Min-koo on Wednesday stressed the importance of real combat training for his troops as he visited the Army's major battle training field. "It's the military's natur...

Updated : 2017.04.19 16:48

US aircraft carrier expected to reach Korean waters in late April: source

A US Navy strike group led by the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson has finally started moving toward the Korean Peninsula after finishing joint exercises off Australia, a South Korean military source...

Updated : 2017.04.19 10:56