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South Korea To Purchase Israeli Radars To Detect North Korean Drones

» by April 18th, 2014 at 3:20 am » Comments (6)

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 »

Japan and ROK Military Leaders To Hold Security Talks Next Month

» by March 29th, 2014 at 3:31 am » Comments (0)

This may not seem like much, but just getting the Japanese and ROK militaries to be allowed to conduct official talks is actually quite significant considering the recent political tensions ...more »

Picture of the Day: South Korea Looking To Send Aircraft To Search For Missing Malaysian Airlines Plane

» by March 14th, 2014 at 1:48 pm » Comments (5)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="499"] Shown at the top of the file photos is a P-3C Orion patrol aircraft. A C-130 military transport airplane is seen at the bottom. The South ...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 »

North Korea Tries to Get UN to Stop ROK and USFK Exercise

» by January 26th, 2014 at 8:45 am » Comments (13)

Here we go again with more North Korean theater before another provocation cycle and the sad thing is that there are probably plenty of stupid people that agree with them: UNITED ...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 »

Picture of the Day: White Horse Patrols DMZ

» by January 6th, 2014 at 1:33 pm » Comments (10)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] Soldiers of South Korea's "White Horse" (Ninth) Division inspect the inter-Korean border along the Han and Imjin River near the Yellow Sea on Jan. 3, 2013. ...more »

Picture of the Day: ROK Soldiers In South Sudan

» by December 27th, 2013 at 1:43 pm » Comments (1)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] South Korean soldiers provide water at a refugee camp in South Sudan on Dec. 26, 2013. Hundreds of South Korean soldiers are stationed in Bor, 170 ...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 »

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