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Korean military to buy two more anti-ballistic missile radars

South Korea said Tuesday it has decided to purchase two advanced early warning radars on incoming ballistic missiles as North Korea's threats have grown. The plan was approved at a regular meeting o...

Updated : 2017.04.25 20:51

USFK reopens Rodriguez range after accident probe

The US military in South Korea said Tuesday it has resumed the operation of its accident-prone shooting range close to the inter-Korean border. The Rodriguez training ground had been out of service ...

Updated : 2017.04.25 17:01

US strategic assets scramble to Korean Peninsula

The United States military staged a massive show of force against North Korea by deploying its strategic assets to the Korean Peninsula on Tuesday, as North Korea marked a major holiday amid mounting...

Updated : 2017.04.25 16:12

US 8th Army starts base relocation by commemorating Gen. Walker

American troops in Seoul kicked off their full-fledged relocation Tuesday to a refurbished base south of the capital with a symbolic ceremony to commemorate Gen. Walton H. Walker, a Korean War hero. ...

Updated : 2017.04.25 11:53

Korea, US to hold joint naval drills

South Korea's Navy said Tuesday it will hold a joint live-fire exercise with the US in the Yellow Sea later in the day to show their close alliance against North Korea. It will involve the Navy's 4,...

Updated : 2017.04.25 11:05

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