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Korea, US defense chiefs vow to fight against any attack

US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis assured South Korea that any attack on the United States and its allies will be defeated, as the two allies kicked off an annual joint military exercise sure to dra...

Updated : 2017.03.01 10:17

Military, Lotte conclude land swap contract for THAAD

South Korea’s military and Lotte Group on Tuesday officially signed a contract to exchange the land needed to station a US missile defense system here, boosting efforts to accelerate the deployment ...

Updated : 2017.02.28 18:15

S. Korea calls THAAD installation self-defense against NK threats

South Korea reiterated on Tuesday that the planned installment of an advanced US missile defense system on its oil is a "self-defense" measure against North Korea's growing nuclear and missile threat...

Updated : 2017.02.28 16:54

S. Korea, US to begin joint exercise Wednesday amid NK tensions

South Korea and the United States plan to kick off an annual joint military exercise Wednesday amid heightening tensions following the North's recent missile test and the death of its leader's half b...

Updated : 2017.02.28 15:42

US Air Force in Korea conducts quarterly exercise

The US Air Force in South Korea is conducting a weeklong combat exercise amid growing threats from North Korea, the US Forces Korea said Monday. Aircraft and personnel assigned to the 51st Fighter W...

Updated : 2017.02.27 15:42

N. Korea operating regiment-level biochemical weapons unit: military

South Korea's military said Monday that Pyongyang is presumed to be operating a regiment-level biochemical weapons unit, highlighting the need for the country to be prepared for unconventional attack...

Updated : 2017.02.27 15:35

S. Korea needs to accelerate THAAD installation to minimize damage: expert

South Korea needs to speed up its planned installment of a US advanced anti-missile system on its soil in a bid to minimize any damage stemming from China's strong opposition, a local expert said Mon...

Updated : 2017.02.27 14:50

Military reiterates no changes in THAAD deployment this year

The military reiterated Monday that the advanced US missile defense system will be deployed in South Korea as planned to counter missile threats from North Korea. South Korea's Defense Ministry spok...

Updated : 2017.02.27 11:32

Korea to conclude land acquisition for THAAD battery this week

South Korea is expected to conclude the land acquisition for the US advanced missile defense system this week with actual deployment to be completed by late June at the earliest, the military said Su...

Updated : 2017.02.26 10:44

S. Korea, US moving to use latest detection gear to counter NK chemical biological threats

South Korea and the United States are moving to employ their latest detection equipment to prepare for North Korean chemical and biological weapons in the joint military drill planned for this year, ...

Updated : 2017.02.26 10:00

Korea's troop level under volunteer system would be 150,000-200,000: KIDA

South Korea's troop level would hover around 150,000-200,000 if the country abandons its conscription system for a volunteer force, a state-run think tank said Sunday. The findings by the Korea Inst...

Updated : 2017.02.26 09:57

NK assassination to serve as momentum for adding Pyongyang to terrorism list

The recent killing of the half brother of North Korea's leader would serve as momentum for relisting the communist regime as a state sponsor of terrorism, a senior South Korean official said Thursday...

Updated : 2017.02.24 09:19

NK moving solidly toward nuclear 'second strike capability'

North Korea's latest missile test shows the communist nation is moving solidly toward perfecting capabilities to strike back with a nuclear weapon if it comes under a nuclear attack, a US expert said...

Updated : 2017.02.24 09:16

Military harnesses advanced IT solutions to enhance capabilities

South Korea's defense ministry said Thursday it will expand experimental projects to apply advanced information and communication technologies to military equipment and networks. During a briefing o...

Updated : 2017.02.23 10:20

S. Korea begins loudspeaker broadcasts to inform N. Koreans of Kim Jong-nam's murder

South Korea's military began loudspeaker broadcasts over the weekend to inform ordinary North Koreans of the murder of the communist state's leader Kim Jong-un's half brother, military officials said...

Updated : 2017.02.22 10:24