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South Korea-US naval drill begins in face of North’s anger

South Korea-US naval drill begins in face of North’s anger

South Korea and the United States on Wednesday launched a five-day joint naval exercise in the face of angry North Korean protests and warnings backed by missile tests. Two separate drills began simultaneously in the East Sea (Sea of Japan) […]


North Korea fires two more missiles into the sea

North Korea fires two more missiles into the sea

North Korea on Wednesday fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles into the sea in the latest in a series of launches interspersed with spurned peace overtures to South Korea. A spokesman for the Joint Chiefs of Staff in […]


South Korea to Evaluate F-35 by Simulator

South Korea to Evaluate F-35 by Simulator

An evaluation team from the Air Force will test Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II before signing a deal to purchase 40 of the stealth aircraft for its “next-generation” fighter jet, the nation’s procurement agency said Sunday. “The 10-man team will […]


North Korea fires shells near South Korean warship

North Korea fires shells near South Korean warship

North Korea on Thursday fired shells into waters near a South Korean warship on patrol south of the disputed Yellow Sea border, prompting an evacuation of residents on a nearby island, officials said. Two shells fell near the South Korean […]


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 […]


Korea Aerospace to Export 12 FA-50s to the Philippines

Korea Aerospace to Export 12 FA-50s to the Philippines

Korea Aerospace Industries, Ltd. (KAI) won a contract to export 12 FA-50s to the Philippines for Philippine Air Force’s multi-purpose fighter purchase project in a government-to-government way on March 28th. This contract including training is valued at $420 million and […]


South Korean Air Force Accepts First C-130J Super Hercules

South Korean Air Force Accepts First C-130J Super Hercules

The Republic of Korea ushered in a new era in air mobility today with the delivery of the country’s first two C-130J Super Hercules aircraft at the Lockheed Martin facility here. With today’s delivery, South Korea became the 14th country […]


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 […]


 
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