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THAAD radar system to be delivered this month: source

The powerful "X-band" radar, a core part of the advanced US missile defense system being deployed in South Korea, will be delivered within this month, a military official said Wednesday. On Monday n...

Updated : 2017.03.08 15:18

Korea begins THAAD deployment: military

In a surprise move, South Korea and the United States began deploying the highly controversial anti-missile system here, just hours after North Korea test-fired ballistic missiles that it said were a...

Updated : 2017.03.07 18:35

US missile systems form shield against N. Korean threats

A US missile defense system being deployed here is expected to enhance the capabilities of Seoul and Washington to counter Pyongyang's escalating missile threats, though it may not be a panacea, offi...

Updated : 2017.03.07 18:00

S. Korea reiterates nuke-free stance amid talk of redeploying US nukes to Korea

South Korea will stick to its policy of keeping the Korean Peninsula free of any nuclear weapons, the foreign ministry said Tuesday, amid growing talk of the US' possible deployment of its tactical n...

Updated : 2017.03.07 16:23

Annual excavation of war dead to begin next week

The Ministry of National Defense said Tuesday that its annual excavation work for the remains of South Korean soldiers who fell during the 1950-53 Korean War will kick off in Gapyeong, east of Seoul,...

Updated : 2017.03.07 14:52

US begins THAAD deployment in Korea

The United States has begun the process of deploying an advanced missile defense system to South Korea, the US and South Korean militaries said Tuesday, a day after North Korea test-fired four ballis...

Updated : 2017.03.07 11:12

Seoul to push for tougher sanctions on NK missiles

The South Korean government and the ruling party agreed on the need to push for more "effective" sanctions to counter North Korea's persistent provocations Tuesday, a day after Pyongyang fired off fo...

Updated : 2017.03.07 10:09

S. Korea capable of fending off NK missiles: defense minister

Defense Minister Han Min-koo said Monday that South Korea is capable of defending itself from any missiles launched by North Korea, after Pyongyang fired four projectiles earlier in the day. During ...

Updated : 2017.03.06 16:55

Possibility of US redeploying tactical nukes in South Korea fuels fresh controversy

The possibility of the United States redeploying tactical nuclear weapons on South Korean soil to counter North Korea’s evolving military threat is expected to fuel a fresh debate on national defens...

Updated : 2017.03.05 20:35

S. Korea, US hold training to counter NK weapons of mass destruction

South Korea and the United States conducted a joint exercise last month to seize and destroy North Korean weapons of mass destruction, according to the US military. More than 400 soldiers, including...

Updated : 2017.03.03 15:42

THAAD to be installed as planned: acting president

South Korea will push forward with the installation of an advanced US missile defense system despite objections raised by China, Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn said Friday "The de...

Updated : 2017.03.03 10:31

F-35B stealth fighter to join S. Korea-US joint drill: sources

The US Air Force's F-35B stealth fighter will take part in the ongoing Foal Eagle joint exercise with South Korea to hone its precision strike capabilities, military officials familiar with the matte...

Updated : 2017.03.02 13:33

S. Korea, Finland defense chiefs to hold talks on ties, deals

The defense chiefs of South Korea and Finland held talks in Seoul on Thursday to enhance bilateral defense relations, military officials said. Defense Minister Han Min-koo and his Finnish counterpar...

Updated : 2017.03.02 10:00

Allies’ security chiefs vow prompt THAAD deployment

The security chiefs of South Korea and the US on Wednesday vowed to accelerate bilateral efforts to station an advanced US missile defense system here, as the allies kicked off a joint annual militar...

Updated : 2017.03.01 18:14

Korea, US reaffirm THAAD deployment in national security advisers' phone talks

The national security advisers of South Korea and the United States held their first phone conversation Wednesday and pledged to carry out the deployment of a US missile defense system here as planne...

Updated : 2017.03.01 14:44