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Korea forms consultative body against 'WannaCry' attack

South Korean formed a policy consultative body to actively deal with the global WannaCry ransomware attacks that have affected the country along with the rest of the world, the government said Tuesda...

Updated : 2017.05.23 16:17

Korea turns to Israeli contractor for KF-X jet radar: source

South Korea has formally decided to receive some technology support from Israel for the development of an advanced radar system in its KF-X fighter jet program, Seoul's arms procurement agency said T...

Updated : 2017.05.23 15:59

S. Korean, US, Japanese military chiefs discuss N. Korea

The top military officers of South Korea, the United States and Japan agreed Tuesday to promote "substantive" trilateral defense cooperation against North Korea's provocations, defense authorities he...

Updated : 2017.05.23 14:38

NK says its leader OKs deployment of new missile for action

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has approved the deployment of a new intermediate-range ballistic missile for combat use as the country succeeded in test-firing it, Pyongyang's state media said Monda...

Updated : 2017.05.22 07:42

Military to gradually raise soldiers' salaries from next year: sources

The military will increase monthly wages for soldiers in steps from next year onwards to fulfill a campaign pledge by newly elected President Moon Jae-in, sources well informed on the matter said Sun...

Updated : 2017.05.21 11:09

Allies' navy forces launch combined maritime operations center in Jan.

The navies of South Korea and the US have been running a combined maritime operations center since early this year to better counter North Korea's missile threats, officials said Sunday. In January,...

Updated : 2017.05.21 09:00

Two US aircraft carriers set for drills in East Sea: source

The US Navy confirmed Friday that two of its aircraft carriers are operating in the Western Pacific region amid unrelenting tensions on the Korean Peninsula over the North's provocation. The USS Ron...

Updated : 2017.05.19 15:03

McMaster says he understands procedural problem in Korea with THAAD deployment decision

WASHINGTON -- US National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster told South Korea's presidential envoy that he is aware that there is a procedural problem in South Korea with the decision to host the US THAA...

Updated : 2017.05.18 09:38

Female military official named veterans affairs chief

A female lieutenant colonel on Wednesday was tapped as veterans affairs minister, marking the first case of a female official at the post, according to Cheong Wa Dae. “President Moon Jae-in appoint...

Updated : 2017.05.17 17:14

Three Saudi cadets to get training in Korean military academies

Three military cadets from Saudi Arabia will start receiving training in South Korea's military academies next year following an agreement on military education signed between the two countries' defe...

Updated : 2017.05.17 11:08

THAAD radar detected N. Korea's missile launch: defense chief

The radar of an advanced US missile defense system in South Korea detected the launch of a North Korean ballistic missile two days ago, South Korea's defense minister told lawmakers on Tuesday. The ...

Updated : 2017.05.16 22:16

Han warns of pre-emptive strike in case of imminent NK missile attack

South Korea's Defense Minister Han Min-koo warned Tuesday that his country will launch a pre-emptive strike if there are clear signs of an imminent North Korean missile attack. His remarks came two ...

Updated : 2017.05.16 15:53

USS Carl Vinson in open-ended mission near Korea: official

A high-profile US naval strike group, led by the USS Carl Vinson, is staying near the Korean Peninsula on an open-ended mission, a defense official here said Tuesday. The San Diego-based aircraft ca...

Updated : 2017.05.16 11:21

Korean military on alert against ransomware

South Korea's defense authorities have raised the cybersecurity alert level by one notch amid reports of fast-spreading ransomware that may be linked to North Korea, an official said Tuesday. Many n...

Updated : 2017.05.16 10:40

THAAD in S. Korea capable of intercepting N. Korean missiles: Pentagon

WASHINGTON -- The US THAAD missile defense battery recently installed in South Korea is now capable of intercepting North Korean missiles, a Pentagon spokesman said Monday, amid heightened tensions i...

Updated : 2017.05.16 09:36