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Reporter : Kang Seung-woo
Wed, March 29, 2023 | 15:33
US aircraft carrier to visit Busan amid NK provocations
A U.S. Navy carrier strike group will arrive in Busan, Tuesday, as part of efforts to bolster the two countries' combined military posture as well as promoting South Korea-U.S. friendship on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of their alliance, Seoul's defense ministry said, Monday. “The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group (CSG 11) will pull into a naval base in Busan tomorrow,” Mi...
KOICA to support earthquake-affected people in Turkey
The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) signed a Record of Discussions with the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) of Turkey, Wednesday, for a cooperative project to build a temporary settlement for victims of the earthquake in Turkey.
Korea to start mass production of KF-21 in 2024
Korea's state-run arms procurement agency said, Thursday, it seeks to achieve "tentative" combat suitability of the KF-21 Boramae by May - six months earlier than planned - in order to kick off mass production of the domestically developed fighter jet next year. The 4.5-generation combat aircraft is expected to enter service in 2026, the Defense Acquisition Program Administra...
Seoul to announce normalization of GSOMIA: Japanese media
A Japanese media outlet reported, Thursday, that the South Korean government has decided to put the General Security of Military Information Agreement (GSOMIA) back on track amid signs of improving ties between the neighboring countries.
Kim Yo-jong threatens 'overwhelming' action against S. Korea, US
The North Korean leader's powerful sister warned, Tuesday, that the country is prepared to overwhelmingly respond to military activities by South Korea and the United States. “The demonstrative military moves and all sorts of rhetoric by the U.S. and South Korea, which go so extremely frantic as not to be overlooked, undoubtedly provide the DPRK with conditions for being forc...
Black Eagles win top award in Australia
Members of the Black Eagles, the Republic of Korea Air Force's air display team, pose after winning an award for the best overall display at the Australian International Airshow, also called the Avalon Airshow, at Avalon Airport, near Geelong, Australia, Saturday (local time). A total of 36 teams from seven countries participated in the event. The Black Eagles are comprised o...
Marking independence movement
A group of art college students from Hongik University performs in Seoul, Tuesday, as they reenact the March 1st Independence Movement protesting Japan's colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula. Wednesday commemorates the 104th anniversary of the independence movement that took place in 1919. Yonhap
Kim Ju-ae's succession still unclear: unification minister
It is too early to tell if North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un's headline-grabbing daughter, Ju-ae, is the true heir apparent, South Korea's Unification Minister Kwon Young-se said, Monday. But he did not rule out the possibility either that she might become the next leader of the country, which has been ruled by three generations of the Kim family.
Nuclear-powered sub arrives in South Korea amid NK provocations
South Korea and the United States have stepped up deterrence efforts against North Korea's mounting threats, recently stoked by the launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), with their latest warning coming over the weekend - the arrival of a U.S. nuclear-powered submarine here. In addition, the allies conducted a tabletop exercise last week to respond to possib...
Defense chief visits Poland
Defense Minister Lee Jong-sup, left, shakes hands with his Polish counterpart, Mariusz Blaszczak, during his visit to a firing range in Torun, Poland, Thursday (local time), to inspect a firing drill of K9 self-propelled howitzers, which Korea exported to the Eastern European country. Courtesy of Ministry of National Defense
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