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South Korea to Buy Aegis Combat System

South Korea to Buy Aegis Combat System

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Republic of Korea for Aegis Combat Systems and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $1.91 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation […]


Robots from South Korea, U.S. Win DARPA Finals

Robots from South Korea, U.S. Win DARPA Finals

A robot from South Korea took first prize and two American robots took second and third prizes here yesterday in the two-day robotic challenge finals held by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. Twenty-three human-robot teams participating in the DARPA […]


South Korea, US stage major joint anti-submarine exercise

South Korea, US stage major joint anti-submarine exercise

South Korea and the United States kicked off a major anti-submarine drill on Monday, weeks after North Korea claimed it had successfully tested a submarine-launched ballistic missile. The three-day exercise, aimed at tackling provocations by North Korean submarines, is being […]


North Korea says can arm long-range missiles with nuclear warheads

North Korea says can arm long-range missiles with nuclear warheads

North Korea ramped up its nuclear threats on Wednesday, boasting of its ability to deliver miniaturized warheads on high-precision long range rockets — a claim denied by the United States. At the same time, the North denounced “reckless” remarks made […]


Allies concerned at China’s maritime moves

Allies concerned at China’s maritime moves

US, Japanese and South Korean diplomats Thursday renewed concerns about moves by China to stake its claim to disputed seas and urged Beijing to preserve freedom of navigation in the key waterways. Deputy US Secretary Tony Blinken repeated America’s position […]


Raytheon awarded $35 million Stinger contract for South Korea delivery

Raytheon awarded $35 million Stinger contract for South Korea delivery

Systems to go aboard Apache helicopters Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) signed a $35 million contract to deliver StingerĀ® missiles and air-to-air launchers to the Republic of Korea Army in support of their recent procurement of AH-64 Apache helicopters. Under the […]


South Korea Upgrades Its Air and Missile Defense

South Korea Upgrades Its Air and Missile Defense

Cities and key infrastructure in the Republic of Korea will soon be better protected against ballistic missiles, aircraft, and other airborne threats. The Republic of Korea awarded Raytheon Company a $769.4 million Direct Commercial Sale contract to upgrade an undisclosed […]


Russia warns US against sending missile defence to South Korea

Russia warns US against sending missile defence to South Korea

Russia on March 24 warned the United States against sending a ballistic missile defence system to South Korea, saying it could threaten regional security. Washington says it wants to deploy the system, known as THAAD, to South Korea as a […]


South Korea accuses North of cyber-attacks on nuclear plants

South Korea accuses North of cyber-attacks on nuclear plants

South Korea’s government accused North Korea Tuesday of carrying out cyber-attacks last December on its nuclear power plant operator, describing them as a provocation which threatened people’s lives and safety. “We condemn North Korea’s persistent cyber-terror targeting our country and […]


US, South Korean air forces sharpen cyberspace defense

US, South Korean air forces sharpen cyberspace defense

Attacks, counter-attacks, bombs, rescues, evacuations and logistics are all elements of conflict. For the participants of Key Resolve 2015 (KR15), these actions and other important elements of combat come through a buzzing hard drive rather than from a physical foe. […]


 
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