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The Philippine Daily Inquirer newspaper and news site Rappler last month carried leaked copies of a White Paper originating from the President's office and asking the navy to look at a proposal by a South Korean subcontractor, Hanwha Land Systems, to supply the weapons system. Defence Secretary ...
The deployment of PAC-3 MSE is expected to help enhance the South Korean military's multi-layered shield of PAC-3 interceptors, along with the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system that was successfully deployed in the southern region of South Korea last year, according to analysts.

The moment happened after the 5-hour Senate investigation into the controversial Philippine Navy frigates deal with South Korean firm Hyundai Heavy ... Asked about it, Trillanes said he asked the executive branch through Go to just give what the navy wants as supplier for its Combat Management System ...
October 2016 - Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana signs the contract to award the project to South Korean firm Heavy Hyundai Industries. January 4, 2017 - Philippine navy chief Vice Admiral Ronald Mercado writes to Lorenzana to question a fine print in the contract with Heavy Hyundai Industries, ...
May 20, 2010 - South Korea formally accuses North Korea of firing a torpedo to sink the Cheonan, a South Korean Navy ship, in March, killing 46 sailors. North Korea denies responsibility and warns that any retaliation would lead to "all-out war." May 24, 2010 - South Korean president Lee Myung-bak ...
SATTAHIP, Thailand -- Troops from South Korea joined their Thai and U.S counterparts on Saturday in an amphibious vehicle landing drill as part of Southeast ... ships taking part in Saturday's exercise included the U.S. amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard and the South Korean landing ship ...

analyst Joseph S. Bermudez says Pyongyang may be expanding its hovercraft and navy sniper brigade forces in an asymmetric military threat to South Korea. ... Pyongyang is also said to be taking pains to modernize and restructure such forces which could be used to assault South Korean beachheads.
Sixty-five years later, the U.S. Army and navy veterans have come back to the country where they once served to watch the Olympics Games in Pyeongchang. ... to South Korea, traveling to the peninsula in 2006 and 2015, respectively, thanks to the Revisit Korea Program organized by the South Korean ...
South Korea wants to boost its fleet of maritime patrol jets amid rising tensions and repeated ballistic missile tests by its cantankerous northern neighbor. The move could be great news for Boeing's Renton factory because it's selling one of the leading candidates: the P-8A sub-hunter and maritime ...
In existence since 2004, Aegis BMD is now operating on 28 navy ships and with a number of allied nations. U.S. allies with Aegis capability include the Japan Self Defense Forces, Spanish navy, the South Korean Navy, the Royal Australian Navy, Italy, Denmark and others, MDA officials said.
... major newspapers in South Korea. Hyundai spoke about the ban to the South Korean media in late January 2018. The news came as The Philippines also scrutinized Hyundai's implementation of its project with the Philippine navy. (READ: Bong Go intervenes in P15.5-B project to acquire PH warships).
A navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft sits on the flightline prior to a training mission with patrol aircraft from the South Korean Navy in Busan, South Korea, March 30, 2014. The P-8A Poseidon is one type of Navy aircraft participating in the Singapore International Airshow held Feb 6-11, 2018, at the Changi ...
South Korea temporarily lifted some sanctions on North Korea to allow a ferry belonging to the Kim ruling family to transport the country's 140-member ... was then banned from anchoring in South Korean ports from 2010 onwards, after a torpedo attack against a South Korean Navy ship killed 46 sailors.
Seoul banned all North Korean ships entering its ports and cut off most inter-Korean exchanges, including tourism, trade and aid, in 2010 in the wake of a torpedo attack on a South Korean Navy warship that killed 46 sailors. North Korea denied involvement. Dozens of riot police with shields kept order as ...
... eventually opening negotiations with the North Koreans at the so-called Panmunjom "peace village," on the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea. After months of talks, the US agreed to sign a North Korean-drafted apology and the men were released across the DMZ. Speaking to CNN last ...
It looks like Japan has started thinking about ways to evacuate thousands of its citizens from South Korea if war with North Korea does break out. If you missed any of it because ... The navy says it's for a regularly scheduled deployment, but North Korea may still find the move threatening. That's because an ...
The report of Japanese interest in upgrading the Izumos was followed hard by reports from South Korea suggesting an interest on the part of Republic of Korea navy (ROKN) on modifying the Dokdo class amphibious assault ships to carry the F-35B, as well. At 14,000 tons, the Dokdos are considerably ...

HELLO, YEAH IT'S BEEN AWHILE. NOT MUCH, HOW 'BOUT YOU? At 1:30 a.m. Washington time (3:30 p.m. in Korea), a phone line dormant for two years crackled to life with a brief exchange between North and South Korean technicians, who conducted a test of the hotline in the latest evidence of the ...
The F-35B -- a fighter jet capable of short takeoffs and vertical landings -- would be used on navy vessels originally designed to carry helicopters. The reports come amid increasing threats from nuclear-armed North Korea and as China modernizes its armed forces and demonstrates growing maritime ...
If they do, however, we can expect that the Royal Australian navy will come under pressure to upgrade its Canberra class amphibious assault ships for use of the F-35B, not because Australia anticipates conflict with Japan or South Korea, but rather because the Japanese and South Korean examples ...
The platform, which has been ordered for the RoKN by the country's Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA), was handed over on 29 December, according to a report from South Korea's official news agency Yonhap on the same day. HHIC first began constructing the 45 m ship, which has ...
Beyond Seoul's pressing concern over the threat posed by North Korea and the rising power of China's Navy, South Korea also wishes to remain in step ... of carriers will resemble a smaller version of the U.S. fleet -- because Japan and South Korea have fewer resources to allocate to their smaller navies.
North Korea's 32-member delegation arrives at Yangyang international airport in Yangyang County in Gangwon Province, South Korea, Feb. 1, 2018. North Korean Skiers and skaters on Thursday arrived at the South Korean airport to participate in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics that has brought a ...
The Republic of Korea navy (RoKN) has received its first FFX-II-class guided-missile frigate, according to a statement on 1 February by South Korea's Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA). Named Daegu (with pennant number 818), the 122 m-long ship was handed over to the service by ...
Now, South Korea may be developing supercavitating torpedoes as well, according to naval website Navy Recognition [3]. At the ... The South Korean project raises two issues. ... Though the Shkval created quite a stir among Western navies, others [7] point out that the torpedo is far from a wonder weapon.
South Korea has begun a two-day military drill off the islands of Dokdo, as they are known in Korean, which are the subject of an ongoing territorial dispute with ... "The navy will conduct the regular Dokdo defense exercise aimed at preventing the infiltration of external forces into the South Korean territory in ...
THE US, South Korea and Japan are conducting more military drills, as North Korea was also hit with more sanctions to cut its weapon funds. ... A 1,000-kilometre range ship-to-surface missile is launched from the South Korean Navy's Aegis destroyer in waters off South Korea's east coast in South Korea, ...
Another South Korean defense contractor, Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine engineering, is building license-built variants of the German Type 209 attack sub for the Indonesian navy, among other things. However, South Korea's defense industry continues to face a number of difficulties. For one thing, it ...
submarine-based missiles also allow the North to retaliate even if its land-based nuke-missile launchers are destroyed by US and South Korean forces. Adding new hunter-killer subs of some type to South Korea's Navy may well prove viable as part of a layered defense strategy against Pyongyang.
President Trump recently visited the leaders of Japan, South Korea, China, and The Philippines, all of them are critical to maintaining regional stability and ... One of the best ways to ensure unimpeded trade continues is for the U.S. Navy to make regular patrols of the strait working with the regional navies of ...
... US and South Korean forces. The massive operation, the largest ever held by the two countries, featured about 230 aircraft - including F-22 Raptor stealth jet fighters - and tens of thousands of troops. The US-South Korea exercise was launched in response to North Korea's latest intercontinental ballistic ...
Seoul, Dec. 7 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's Navy said Thursday it will unveil a bust of a late U.S. commander in memory of his contributions to the growth of the country's naval forces during his wartime service here six decades ago. The sculpture of Capt. Michael J. Luosey will be formally made public at a ...
"We currently have no intent to initiate departures for military dependents, whether on a voluntary or mandatory basis, and no intent to modify the policy authorizing military dependents to accompany military members being stationed in South Korea," spokesman navy Lt. Cmdr. Dave Benham told Stars and ...
The South Korean military strongly condemned the DPRK's missile ... strike" missile drill was conducted by South Korea's army, navy and air ...
The ferocity and efficiency of the North Korean offensive of June 1950 into South Korea took everyone, including the U.S. Navy, by surprise.
South Korea's ground forces, navy, and air force each fired a test missile. The drills took place after North Korea announced that the missile it ...
South Korean Navy sailors wow crowd in Kota Kinabalu ... this opportunity to promote South Korea's culture at Menara Tun Mustapha here.
South Korea Has A secret Weapon If North Korea Starts A war. By ... Now, a new generation of South Korean amphibious naval forces means the ... but it could also be done by sea: in 1975, the ROK navy had twenty landing ...
Ninety minutes later, our navy pilots lined us up with the USS Ronald ... They talked about the adjustment to life in South Korea and how ... Behind dark sunglasses, the South Korean soldiers hold a ready jiujitsu position.
South Korea Has a secret Weapon If North Korea Starts a war ... Now, a new generation of South Korean amphibious naval forces means the ... but it could also be done by sea: in 1975, the ROK navy had twenty landing ...
The US Navy stopped the search and rescue mission to find three sailors who went missing after their plane crashed into the Philippine Sea on ...
KOTA KINABALU: Two South Korean Navy warships made their maiden ... strenghthen diplomatic ties between Malaysia and South Korea.
The US and South Korean navies "share a strong partnership that is continually strengthened by routine interactions that enhance and foster ...
South Korea's Jeju Island gets first visit from US submarine ... submarine as it patrols the Indo-Asia-pacific region, a Navy statement said. ... "The U.S. and [South Korean] navies share a strong partnership that is continually ...
The navy said the military is working with a US-based company that ... The aircraft also had assisted in a search for a South Korean ship that ...
India, South Korea struggle to seal Rs 32,000-cr minesweeper deal ... A Rs 32,640-crore project to fill gaps in the navy's mine warfare ... navies deploy minesweepers to secure harbours by locating and destroying mines.
South Korea's submarines Could Someday Carry nuclear weapons ... A growing South Korean economy, along with the low personnel costs ... As late as 1976 the ROK navy (ROKN) consisted of a handful of destroyers and ...
According to the U.S. Navy 7th Fleet, a Japanese tug boat lost ... cruiser, collided with a South Korean fishing boat in the Sea of Japan May 9. ... training when it collided with the 9.8-ton fishing boat off South Korea's east coast, ...
The US has been conducting joint excercises with South Korea and Japan for the past several months. In April, the US and South Korean ...
Three U.S. Navy nuclear-powered aircraft carriers are operating off the coast of North ... A separate exercise on the same day involved the South Korean Navy, with seven Republic of Korea navy ships participating. (South Korea reportedly rejected a proposed exercise involving all three navies at once.).


 

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