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US aircraft carrier looks to join Seoul-Washington military drill

The USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier made a port call in Guam on Friday in what could be a preparation to take part in an annual joint military drill between South Korea and the United States slated ...

Updated : 2017.02.10 13:11

Korea revises long-term defense reform plan

South Korea's military has revised its long-term defense reform plan to better cope with North Korean threats, including the creation of special units tasked to neutralize its leadership and key faci...

Updated : 2017.02.09 17:12

S. Korea, Japan, China to discuss N. Korea's cyber threats in Tokyo this week

South Korea, Japan and China will hold a trilateral meeting to coordinate their policies on cyber security in Tokyo this week, including their joint response to North Korea's evolving cyber threats, ...

Updated : 2017.02.09 16:49

Marine Corps chief to visit US to discuss alliance

South Korea's Marine Corps chief on Thursday left for the United States for a week-long visit to discuss enhancing cooperation between the allies and expanding the role of the marines in countering N...

Updated : 2017.02.09 11:23

Korea-US drills to simulate THAAD use

South Korea and the US will employ an operational guideline to counter North Korea’s nuclear and missile facilities including the use of Washington’s advanced missile defense system for the first t...

Updated : 2017.02.08 16:21

Korea, Indonesia to open joint office for consultations on KF-X project

South Korea and Indonesia opened a joint office on Wednesday to carry out close consultations in the KF-X fighter aircraft development project, the state defense procurement agency said. "The openin...

Updated : 2017.02.08 10:37

Military looks to big data to boost defense capabilities

South Korea's military will expand the use of big data this year in predicting enemy threats and bolstering its defense readiness, the defense ministry said Tuesday. Defense officials, venture firms...

Updated : 2017.02.07 14:14

US, Japan successfully tests jointly developed interceptor missile

The United States and Japan have successfully carried out a missile interception test with a jointly developed interceptor missile, the US Missile Defense Agency said. The test took place off Hawaii...

Updated : 2017.02.07 09:34

US approves sale of two sets of fighter jet missiles to Korea

The United States has approved a proposed sale to South Korea of two sets of advanced short-range missiles designed to arm fighter jets, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said. South Korea had...

Updated : 2017.02.07 09:32

US offered to deploy stealth destroyer in S. Korea: Seoul

The US has proposed deploying its largest stealthy destroyer in South Korea as the allies are exploring ways to better deter North Korea’s growing nuclear and missile threats, Seoul’s Defense Minis...

Updated : 2017.02.06 16:49

Mattis proposes around-the-clock communication with Korean defense minister

United States Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has proposed maintaining around-the-clock communication with South Korean Defense Minister Han Min-koo in a bid to tighten the countries' alliance further a...

Updated : 2017.02.05 10:18

Allies agree to deploy THAAD this year

The defense chiefs of Seoul and Washington on Friday vowed to deploy an advanced US anti-missile system here as planned this year to better counter North Korea’s nuclear and missile threats, dismiss...

Updated : 2017.02.03 18:14

Mattis vows to deploy THAAD ‘without a hitch’

US Defense Secretary James Mattis on Thursday reaffirmed plans to deploy its advanced missile defense system in South Korea this year “without a hitch,” singling out North Korea’s nuclear and miss...

Updated : 2017.02.02 16:18

Mattis departs for Korea on first overseas trip aimed at reaffirming alliance

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis departed for South Korea on Wednesday in his highly symbolic first overseas trip designed to underscore the US security commitment to the Asian ally in the face of a s...

Updated : 2017.02.02 09:35

Navy deploys Wildcat choppers amid N. Korea submarine threats

Two 'Wildcat' maritime helicopters stood ready to take off from the deck of the amphibious landing ship Dokdo, with a third one on standby on a frigate in a naval drill in South Korea's southern sea ...

Updated : 2017.02.02 09:18