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Korea to mass-produce anti-tank guided missile

South Korea is set for the mass-production of the Raybolt medium-range anti-tank guided missile, as it has passed a "quality certification" test, the nation's arms procurement agency said Thursday. ...

Updated : 2017.06.01 09:59

Korean defense chief to join security forum in Singapore

South Korea's troubled defense minister will attend a high-level security forum to open in Singapore later this week, his ministry announced Thursday. It would serve as a chance for the minister, Ha...

Updated : 2017.06.01 09:52

'US can outpace missile threat through 2020'

WASHINGTON -- The successful shootdown of an intercontinental ballistic missile target in this week's interceptor test shows the United States can "outpace" foreign missile threats through 2020, the ...

Updated : 2017.06.01 09:00

Moon says missile defense probe not aimed to reverse deployment

President Moon Jae-in said Wednesday South Korea‘s ongoing probe of the delivery of a US missile defense system is not intended to reverse the deployment agreement between the two countries but to co...

Updated : 2017.05.31 20:12

[News Focus] THAAD fiasco spurs call for military overhaul

Since South Korea and the United States announced in February last year that they had kicked off negotiations to station a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense battery here, the whole process has been...

Updated : 2017.05.31 16:17

Defense chief says probe will reveal truth behind THAAD dispute

South Korean Defense Minister Han Min-koo on Wednesday asked the media to wait for the results of an investigation into whether his ministry has done something wrong in connection with the deployment...

Updated : 2017.05.31 09:41

US 'very transparent' with THAAD deployment in Korea: Pentagon spokesman

The US Defense Department said Tuesday it has been "very transparent" in its deployment of the THAAD missile defense system to South Korea, after President Moon Jae-in expressed frustration and order...

Updated : 2017.05.31 09:21

3,500 US troops to deploy to Korea as part of force rotation

WASHINGTON -- A US Army brigade with some 3,500 troops will deploy to South Korea this summer as part of a regular rotation of forces, the Department of the Army has announced. The 2nd Armored Briga...

Updated : 2017.05.30 09:47

House bill calls for $2.1b defense investment in Asia-Pacific, including THAAD

WASHINGTON -- The chairman of the US House Armed Services Committee has introduced a bill that would authorize the spending of $2.1 billion on enhancing US defense capabilities in the Asia-Pacific re...

Updated : 2017.05.30 09:12

Foreign ministry conducts simulated anti-hacking drill: source

The foreign ministry Monday started an anti-hacking exercise that simulates an infiltration into its computer systems in cooperation with the National Intelligence Service, a government source said. ...

Updated : 2017.05.29 14:52

Seoul's NSC chief to visit parliament to report on N. Korean missile

The head of South Korea's National Security Council was set to visit the National Assembly on Monday to brief ruling and opposition party leaders about the latest missile provocation by North Korea. ...

Updated : 2017.05.29 09:41

18 soldiers commissioned in Korea's 'Talpiot' program

Eighteen South Korean soldiers were commissioned Friday as second lieutenants under the local military's program modeled after Israel's Talpiot training program, the defense ministry said. They will...

Updated : 2017.05.26 15:55

Navy captain arrested for sexual assault of subordinate

A Navy captain was arrested Thursday on charges of sexual assault following the death of a Navy lieutenant in an apparent suicide. According to the Navy, the female lieutenant was found dead at her ...

Updated : 2017.05.25 16:04

USFK honors fallen soldiers in Yongsan ceremony

American troops in South Korea on Thursday commemorated the fallen service members of the United States and South Korea in a ceremony held on the occasion of Memorial Day. "Today, we gathered to pay...

Updated : 2017.05.25 15:22

Korean military to upgrade foe, friend identification system

South Korea's defense authorities on Wednesday approved a procurement project to improve the military's system to identify aircraft and determine whether it's an enemy or a friendly force. In a mont...

Updated : 2017.05.24 16:28