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South Korea starts live-fire drill on border island

South Korea starts live-fire drill on border island

South Korean troops Monday started a live-fire artillery exercise on a border island, the defence ministry said, despite threats by North Korea to hit back. “The drill has started,” a ministry spokesman told AFP. An AFP photographer in a bunker […]


S.Korean army chief quits amid N.Korea tensions

S.Korean army chief quits amid N.Korea tensions

South Korea’s army chief resigned Tuesday, reportedly over a property investment, at a time of high tensions with North Korea following its deadly artillery attack last month. A defence ministry spokesman told AFP that General Hwang Eui-Don’s resignation had been […]


South Korea Resumes Live-Fire Artillery Drills

South Korea Resumes Live-Fire Artillery Drills

South Korean forces are embarking on a second week of live-fire drills around the nation’s coasts, disregarding a warning from North Korea that the exercises could spark a nuclear war. South Korea is also planning civil defense drills to prepare […]


S.Korea bolsters troops on bombarded island, warns N.Korea

S.Korea bolsters troops on bombarded island, warns N.Korea

SEOUL (AFP) – South Korea deployed rocket launchers and extra artillery on a frontline border island bombarded last week by North Korea, as Seoul’s leader vowed Monday to make Pyongyang pay for any fresh provocations. An AFP photographer saw extra […]


US, S.Korea to coordinate response to N.Korea attack

US, S.Korea to coordinate response to N.Korea attack

SEOUL: The United States and South Korea have agreed to “coordinate” any response to North Korea after Pyongyang’s deadly artillery attack on a South Korean island provoked global condemnation. The assault Tuesday which killed two South Korean marines was one […]


BAE IMX-101 Explosive Named a TIME Magazine Invention of the Year

BAE IMX-101 Explosive Named a TIME Magazine Invention of the Year

Kingsport TN: The U.S. Army’s explosive IMX-101, developed by BAE Systems, has been named one of “The 50 Best Inventions of 2010″ by TIME Magazine. The Army team at Picatinny Arsenal earlier this year approved IMX-101 as an effective replacement […]


N.Korea beefs up arsenal near border with South: report

N.Korea beefs up arsenal near border with South: report

Seoul: North Korea beefed up its military arsenal near its border with the South last year despite a severe economic downturn, a government source in Seoul was quoted as saying Sunday. The communist country deployed some 200 additional units of […]


North Korea fires artillery into sea as tensions rise

North Korea fires artillery into sea as tensions rise

Seoul: North Korea fired an artillery barrage Monday into waters near the disputed inter-Korean sea border as tensions rose over a South Korean naval exercise and the seizure of one of Seoul’s fishing boats. Seoul military officials said the North’s […]


IMX-101 Explosive Approved to Replace TNT in US Army Artillery

IMX-101 Explosive Approved to Replace TNT in US Army Artillery

ROCKVILLE, Md.: The U.S. Army has approved a new BAE Systems explosive as the first safer and effective alternative to replace TNT in artillery. The decision is a major step toward the production and use of a new family of […]


 
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