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South Korea, US to hold largest-ever joint air drill

South Korea, US to hold largest-ever joint air drill

South Korea’s military said Thursday it would hold its largest-ever joint air drill with the United States as tensions mount over a series of threats from North Korea. The twice-yearly Max Thunder exercise — to be held from Friday to […]


South Korea tests missile bringing entire North in range

South Korea tests missile bringing entire North in range

South Korea said Friday it had successfully test-fired a new ballistic missile capable of carrying a one-tonne payload to any part of North Korea. The launch was carried out March 23, just two days before North Korea test fired two […]


Japan orders to shoot down any new North Korean ballistic missile launches

Japan orders to shoot down any new North Korean ballistic missile launches

Japan has ordered a destroyer in the Sea of Japan to strike any ballistic missiles that may be launched by North Koreain the coming weeks after Pyongyang fired a Rodong medium-range missile over the sea, a government source said on […]


North Korea test-fires two ballistic missiles

North Korea test-fires two ballistic missiles

North Korea on Wednesday test-fired two Nodong-type ballistic missiles into the sea, upping the ante after a series of short-range missile and rocket launches in recent weeks, the South’s defence ministry said. The tests came as US President Barack Obama […]


US, South Korea to launch massive landing drill

US, South Korea to launch massive landing drill

More than 10,000 US troops will participate in a large-scale landing drill in South Korea next week, the US military said Thursday, days after North Korea test-fired 25 projectiles in apparent protest at the continuing joint exercises. The drill, code-named […]


US Considers Military Relationships with China

US Considers Military Relationships with China

Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno said a military training relationship with China is possible as the U.S. strengthens its presence in the Asia-Pacific theater. Odierno met with leaders of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army last week […]


North Korea threatens to flex nuclear muscle; fires volley of missiles

North Korea threatens to flex nuclear muscle; fires volley of missiles

North Korea has threatened to demonstrate its nuclear deterrence in a move analysts say could indicate the regime is preparing to carry out a fourth atomic test amid long-stalled disarmament talks. The powerful National Defence Commission (NDC), chaired by leader […]


Excavation at North Korea nuclear test site: US think-tank

Excavation at North Korea nuclear test site: US think-tank

Recent satellite imagery suggests North Korea has stepped up excavation work at its main nuclear test site, but there are no signs of an imminent test, a US think-tank said Friday. The images indicate a “significant acceleration in excavation activity” […]


US bolsters forces in South Korea with armored unit

US bolsters forces in South Korea with armored unit

The US military will deploy 800 additional troops from an armored unit to South Korea to bolster its forces in case of a crisis with North Korea, the Pentagon said Tuesday. The US Army soldiers, armored vehicles and tanks from […]


 
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