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S. Korea succeeds in test of 800 km-range new missile: source

South Korea has successfully test-launched a new 800-kilometer range ballistic missile that can reach anywhere in North Korea, defense sources said Thursday. It could send another strong warning mes...

Updated : 2017.04.06 11:19

Korea, US to hold massive joint artillery drills this month

South Korea and the US will perform a set of massive joint artillery drills here this month to hone their combined capability to retaliate against provocations by North Korea, the defense ministry sa...

Updated : 2017.04.06 11:18

Korean military's new tactical vehicles in field test

Some South Korean military units are operating newly developed small tactical vehicles, modeled after the Humvee, in a field operation test, the nation's arms procurement agency said Wednesday. Five...

Updated : 2017.04.05 15:19

Lebanese officials to visit Korea by invitation of Seoul military

A group of government and military officials from Lebanon are set to arrive in South Korea on Wednesday for an eight-day visit aimed at better understanding the country, the South's military said. T...

Updated : 2017.04.05 11:16

Korea shows off artillery firepower in drills

South Korea's Army and Navy staged a large-scale joint live-fire exercise Tuesday, responding to North Korea's war threats and signs of preparations for additional nuclear or missile tests. The arti...

Updated : 2017.04.04 17:11

[Herald Interview] NK SLBM still ‘years away’: US commander

Despite North Korea’s accelerating efforts, Pyongyang is still “years away” from mastering the submarine-based ballistic missile technology, a top US Navy official said Tuesday, calling for greate...

Updated : 2017.04.04 16:10

S. Korea, US reaffirm ironclad alliance against N. Korea

South Korea's defense minister and the US Pacific Fleet commander on Monday stressed the need for a watertight security partnership between the two countries to counter North Korea's provocations. M...

Updated : 2017.04.03 17:42

Lawmakers call for S. Korea's nuclear armament in case of another NK nuke test

A group of lawmakers from the conservative Liberty Korea Party on Monday called for the launch of South Korea's own nuclear armament program in case of another North Korea nuclear test. The 24 lawma...

Updated : 2017.04.03 16:43

Global cybersecurity conference to be held this week in Korea

A global cyberspace conference will be held in South Korea this week, providing a chance for experts and policymakers to discuss regional and global cooperation against growing threats in cyberspace,...

Updated : 2017.04.03 12:37

Korea to host global forum on marine operations

South Korea said Friday it will soon play host to a high-profile international conference on marine operations, drawing top defense officers from over two dozen nations. The annual Pacific Amphibiou...

Updated : 2017.03.31 15:35

Korean troops to crack down on Chinese fishing boats near NLL

The South Korean military said Friday it will resume a crackdown on Chinese fishing boats illegally operating near the tension-high inter-Korean sea border in the West Sea. The operation to start th...

Updated : 2017.03.31 13:56

Korea to publish defense white paper in 6 foreign languages

The South Korean government said Friday it will publish the latest defense white paper in six foreign languages as part of efforts to publicize the nation's policy worldwide. The 2016 edition of the...

Updated : 2017.03.31 10:07

Korea, US hold joint naval salvage training

South Korea and the United States have staged a two-week naval exercise focusing on combined diving and salvage operations, the US Pacific Command announced Friday. During the Salvage Exercise Korea...

Updated : 2017.03.31 10:04

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 cha...

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 Ar...

Updated : 2017.03.29 17:06