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South Korea To Purchase Israeli Radars To Detect North Korean Drones

» by April 18th, 2014 at 3:20 am » Comments (0)

Via the Marmot's Hole comes this news that the ROK military will purchase ten radars from Israel to detect North Korean drones: A government source says Seoul plans to buy around ...more »

South Korea Successfully Test-fires 500 Kilometer Tactical Ballistic Missile

» by April 5th, 2014 at 9:05 pm » Comments (3)

The South Koreans continue to quickly advance their tactical ballistic missile technology in response to North Korea's provocations: South Korea has successfully test-fired an extended range ballistic missile and will develop ...more »

Picture of the Day: Korean Women’s Army Corps’ Honor Guard

» by April 1st, 2014 at 1:43 pm » Comments (2)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] The honor guard of the Korean Women's Army Corp. performs at an event at the War Memorial of Korea in Seoul on March 28, 2014. (Yonhap)[/caption] more »

South Korea’s Defense Reforms Include Cutting Military By Over 100,000 Personnel

» by March 7th, 2014 at 9:34 pm » Comments (4)

It looks like the ROK military is about to get a whole lot smaller after these defense reforms that see troop levels cut 111,000 personnel: South Korea plans to reorganize frontline ...more »

Picture of the Day: New ROK Military Gear

» by February 17th, 2014 at 1:45 pm » Comments (1)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] Officials of the Ministry of National Defense unveil improved military uniforms and supplies during a news conference at the ministry in central Seoul on Feb. 14, ...more »

Picture of the Day: Naval Cadets March

» by February 15th, 2014 at 1:42 pm » Comments (0)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] New cadets of the Korea Naval Academy march during an entrance ceremony at the school compound in Changwon in the southeastern province of South Gyeongsang on ...more »

Korean Military Cadet Fights Expulsion For Having Sex with Fiancee

» by January 8th, 2014 at 8:29 am » Comments (10)

Over at Korea Bang they have an article posted about how a cadet at Korea Military Academy was recently expelled for having sex with his fiancee: [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="200"] Image ...more »

Lockheed Wins Contract to Continue Support to Peace Krypton Program with South Korea

» by January 6th, 2014 at 3:45 am » Comments (0)

For defense projects this contract update is peanuts but Lockheed has made over the years hundreds of millions on the Peace Krypton Project: Similarly, Lockheed landed a smallish $8 million contract ...more »

South Korea To Order F-35′s Next Fall

» by December 21st, 2013 at 8:50 pm » Comments (20)

Here is the latest on the ROK F-35 decision: South Korea is unlikely to finalize any orders for the Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 stealth fighter jet until the summer or fall ...more »

Reports Say Korea To Buy F-35

» by November 23rd, 2013 at 9:55 am » Comments (19)

To stay within budget Korea is reportedly going to buy less airplanes then they really need: Second verse, not like the first At the time, I pointed out that if South Korea ...more »

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