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Armored vehicle accident leaves 1 soldier unconscious, 1 injured

An armored vehicle on a training mission overturned at an Air Force unit in the southwestern city of Gunsan on Thursday, leaving the vehicle's driver unconscious and another soldier injured, the Air Force said.During the accident, which took place around 10:50 a.m., the K20 armored vehicle...

Updated : 2016.12.01 15:03

Korea, US. begin large-scale air defense drills

South Korean and US forces kicked off their annual aerial exercise, the military here said Wednesday, the latest in a series of maneuvers aimed at enhancing combined defense capabilities against evolving threats from North Korea. The allies began the Vigilant ACE exercise as part of a broa...

Updated : 2016.11.30 15:50

Nuclear envoys of Korea, US and Japan likely to meet in Dec.

Nuclear envoys of South Korea, the United States and Japan are moving to hold talks next month in Seoul to discuss cooperation in dealing with the growing nuclear threat from North Korea, diplomatic sources said Wednesday.Kim Hong-kyun, special representative for Korean Peninsula peace and...

Updated : 2016.11.30 10:43

THAAD deployment continues regardless of political situation in Korea: Pentagon

The US Defense Department said Tuesday the planned deployment of the THAAD missile defense system to South Korea will move forward regardless of the political situation in the Asian nation."Our THAAD deployment continues. The effort to do that as quickly as possible continues forward, and ...

Updated : 2016.11.30 09:16

‘Trump’s election raises uncertainty in Asia’

[Herald Interview]With the election of business mogul Donald Trump as US president casting a pall of uncertainty across the globe, a prominent UK scholar has predicted that America’s allies may attem...

Updated : 2016.11.28 17:29

Korea's jet trainer successfully completes 5,000 test flights

South Korea's T-50 jet and its variants have successfully completed 5,000 test flights, highlighting the reliability of the plane being marketed abroad as a next-generation advanced trainer, the country's sole aircraft company said Monday. The T-50 and T-50A advanced trainers, the TA-50 le...

Updated : 2016.11.28 14:49

Korea, UAE defense chiefs meet to promote military cooperation

Defense chiefs of South Korea and the United Arab Emirates on Monday discussed measures to further promote bilateral military ties that have been enhanced with the dispatching of troops to the Middle East country, the government said.Defense Minister Han Min-koo had a meeting with his UAE ...

Updated : 2016.11.28 14:47

Seoul to reinforce military organization in charge of N. Korean WMD threats

The South Korean military will strengthen its preparedness against increasing North Korean nuclear and missile threats by forming a new organization, multiple government sources said Sunday.The source...

Updated : 2016.11.27 09:36

Korea scandal could affect THAAD deployment: expert

The massive corruption scandal threatening to unseat South Korean President Park Geun-hye could paralyze her government for months to come and pose greater opposition to the planned deployment of the US THAAD missile defense system, a US expert said.Park has been under growing pressure to ...

Updated : 2016.11.25 09:46

[Graphic News] Military information sharing between Seoul, Tokyo

Under the General Security of Military Information Agreement that came into effect Wednesday, South Korea and Japan are to share military information classified as second-degree or less.

Updated : 2016.11.24 18:24

Korea's trainer jet conducts 1st test flight in US

South Korea's trainer jet made its first test flight in the United States last week after the two countries agreed to mutually recognize its airworthiness certification in September, the defense acquisition agency said Thursday. On Saturday, the 'T-X' trainer, a modified version of the T-5...

Updated : 2016.11.24 15:03

US welcomes Korea-Japan intel-sharing deal

The White House on Wednesday welcomed the signing of a military intelligence sharing agreement between South Korea and Japan, saying it will bolster three-way cooperation between the two allies and the US in defending against North Korea.Earlier in the day, Seoul and Tokyo formally signed ...

Updated : 2016.11.24 09:42

Korea, Japan sign pact to share military information

South Korea and Japan signed a pact on Wednesday to share military intelligence to better counter mounting missile and nuclear threats from North Korea. Defense Minister Han Min-koo and Japanese Ambas...

Updated : 2016.11.23 13:37

US approves sale to Korea of anti-missile system for large aircraft

The US government has approved a proposed sale to South Korea of an anti-missile system designed to protect large aircraft, according to the Defense Security Cooperation Agency.South Korea has requested to buy Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) systems for up to four aerial r...

Updated : 2016.11.23 10:01

S. Korea approves military pact with Japan despite backlash

The military intelligence information sharing agreement between South Korea and Japan was approved by President Park Geun-hye on Tuesday, sparking complaints from the opposition who called it a rushed...

Updated : 2016.11.22 17:11