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New type of cyberattacks to rise in 2017: report

New types of cyberattacks linked to Internet of Things devices against key government agencies and social infrastructure-related facilities are likely to increase this year, a report showed Monday. ...

Updated : 2017.01.23 15:16

'US could have a surprise deal with NK'

US President Donald Trump could strike a surprise deal with North Korea over its nuclear program, while adopting a more hawkish policy toward China, Pyongyang’s main ally, said Park Hwee-rhak, the d...

Updated : 2017.01.22 17:13

S. Korea, US, Japan kick off maritime drill to counter NK missiles

South Korea, the United States and Japan on Friday began a three-day naval exercise designed to counter North Korean missiles amid growing indications that Pyongyang is ready to test-fire an intercon...

Updated : 2017.01.20 15:03

S. Korea, US, Japan to conduct drills to tackle NK missiles

South Korea, the United States and Japan on Friday kicked off a naval exercise aimed at countering North Korean missiles amid growing signs that Pyongyang is ready to test-fire an intercontinental ba...

Updated : 2017.01.20 12:08

Korea, Botswana sign agreement to promote military cooperation

South Korea has signed an agreement with Botswana to promote bilateral military cooperation as it strives to expand military ties amid growing North Korean threats, the defense ministry said Wednesda...

Updated : 2017.01.18 10:34

Korea to add 12 maritime choppers by 2022

South Korea will deploy 12 additional maritime choppers by 2022 to better counter growing North Korean submarine threats, the state defense procurement agency said Tuesday. The Defense Acquisition P...

Updated : 2017.01.17 17:47

Korea's military remains cautious on cutting service period

South Korea's military sounded a cautious note Tuesday about a leading opposition presidential hopeful's call to shorten compulsory military service significantly. All able-bodied South Korean men m...

Updated : 2017.01.17 16:21

THAAD site acquisition may be delayed for administrative reasons

The military's acquisition of a site from Lotte Group for the deployment of an advanced US missile defense system may be delayed due to administrative reasons involving the retail conglomerate, the d...

Updated : 2017.01.16 13:34

CCTV cameras to take up monitoring at military units

South Korea plans to install unmanned vigilance equipment at major military posts to complement surveillance soldiers in line with an expected reduction in the troop numbers, the state defense acquis...

Updated : 2017.01.16 13:29

Korea mulls disclosing defense spending to deflect US' calls for burden sharing

South Korea is considering a move to disclose how much it spends on national defense to deflect calls by the incoming US administration for greater security burden sharing, sources here said Sunday. ...

Updated : 2017.01.15 14:54

US top seller of weapons to Korea in past decade

The United States sold more than 36 trillion won ($30.58 billion) worth of weapons to South Korea over the past decade, government data showed Sunday, the latest sign underscoring Seoul's heavy relia...

Updated : 2017.01.15 09:23

[Graphic News] Military strength of the two Koreas

Updated : 2017.01.12 17:46

Korea says Japanese planes breached KADIZ over 400 times last year

Defense Minister Han Min-koo (left) receives a briefing on the KADIZ breaches (Yonhap) Japanese military planes entered South Korea's Air Defense Identification Zone hundreds of times last year, mai...

Updated : 2017.01.12 17:15

North Korea has 50kg of weapons-grade plutonium: Seoul's defense white paper

South Korea said Wednesday the North has made "considerable" progress in nuclear capabilities recently, citing the increased amount of its fissile material and improved warhead miniaturization techno...

Updated : 2017.01.11 11:12

[Newsmaker] THAAD tension brews after China sends planes to Korea's air zone

Tension between South Korea and China flared up Tuesday after Beijing‘s fighter jets entered South Korea’s air defense zone without prior notice, amid protests from China over a US anti-missile sys...

Updated : 2017.01.10 16:09