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JCS chief calls for stationing of US strategic assets

South Korea’s military chief on Wednesday called for US strategic assets to be stationed here, saying the two allies needed to take “strong measures” against North Korea’s nuclear and missile pro...

Updated : 2017.02.01 16:50

US Air Force to deploy F-16 fighter jets to Korea this month

The United States plans to deploy 12 F-16 fighter planes to South Korea this month, the US Pacific Air Forces Command said Wednesday, Washington's first deployment of military assets since the inaugu...

Updated : 2017.02.01 10:31

Korea, US military chiefs vow strong deterrence to counter NK threats

The military chiefs of South Korea and the United States on Wednesday reaffirmed the two countries' commitment to forming a strong joint defense posture against North Korea's provocations, South Kore...

Updated : 2017.02.01 09:28

Allies’ defense chiefs reaffirm THAAD deployment as planned

The defense chiefs of South Korea and the US on Tuesday agreed to deploy an advanced US missile defense system this year as planned, despite persistent objections from China and rising political unce...

Updated : 2017.01.31 16:17

Outgoing Constitutional Court chief insists on early ruling on Park impeachment

The outgoing chief of the Constitutional Court insisted Tuesday that the impeachment trial of President Park Geun-hye should end as soon as possible in line with the wishes of the people. Park Han-c...

Updated : 2017.01.31 14:04

Defense chiefs of Korea, US reaffirm THAAD deployment this year

Defense chiefs of South Korea and the United States on Tuesday reaffirmed the planned deployment of an advanced missile defense system this year to counter growing threats from North Korea. Defense ...

Updated : 2017.01.31 09:27

Korea's JCS to lead Key Resolve exercise in March

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff will lead a combined military exercise with the US from a new command center in March amid growing threats from North Korea, military officials said Monday. "Duri...

Updated : 2017.01.30 18:15

Korea completes deployment of 36 upgraded Apache choppers

South Korea completed the deployment of the latest upgraded model of Apache helicopters, a military official said Friday. The country had signed a $1.6 billion contract with the US in 2013 to buy 36...

Updated : 2017.01.27 13:17

Defense ministry rules out bringing major changes to conscription

South Korea's defense ministry said Friday the pledges made by presidential hopefuls to reduce the mandatory service period in the military and abolishing the conscription system lack viability. As ...

Updated : 2017.01.27 13:16

Seoul, Washington plan to hold defense ministers’ talk next month

South Korea and the Unites States’ defense chiefs are seeking to hold their first bilateral meeting in Seoul next month since the inauguration of new US president Donald Trump, Seoul’s Defense Mini...

Updated : 2017.01.25 15:45

Korea, US seek defense ministers' talks in Seoul next month

South Korea and the United States are arranging their first defense ministers' talks in Seoul next month since the inauguration of Donald Trump, the defense ministry said Wednesday, US Defense Secret...

Updated : 2017.01.25 09:52

Acting president calls on Army recruits to buttress security through intensive training

South Korea's Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn on Tuesday called on Army recruits to ensure their combat readiness through intensive physical and mental training, amid growing milita...

Updated : 2017.01.24 17:38

Korea, US air forces conduct joint pilot-rescue drill

The air forces of South Korea and the United States are conducting a two-week joint military drill to hone their skills on rescuing downed pilots in enemy territory, the military said Tuesday. The b...

Updated : 2017.01.24 17:19

S. Korea to bolster detection capabilities against N. Korean WMDs

South Korea will bolster its detection and surveillance capabilities this year to better counter North Korea's weapons of mass destruction, the defense ministry said Tuesday. In 2017, the military i...

Updated : 2017.01.24 11:41

[Graphic News] US forces in South Korea

Updated : 2017.01.23 18:09