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ROK Military Investigates More Reports of Harassment & Assault

» by August 21st, 2014 at 3:51 am » Comments (4)

It is good to see that finally the ROK military appears to be serious about stopping abuse of conscripts: Investigations are under way into more than a dozen newly-reported cases of ...more »

ROK Army Struggles With Mentally Unfit Soldiers

» by August 18th, 2014 at 9:30 pm » Comments (5)

The ROK Army is reportedly having trouble dealing with psychologically troubled soldiers: Military authorities are agonizing over how to handle psychologically troubled soldiers. Two corporals of the 28th Army Division who hanged ...more »

Can the Koreans Develop A Domestic System To Replace the Need to Deploy THAAD?

» by July 29th, 2014 at 3:25 am » Comments (1)

Here is an article in NK News that discusses the possible deployment of a THAAD missile defense battery to Korea: At the time, though, the MND referred specifically to the L-SAM, ...more »

Does South Korea Need Iron Dome to Defend Against North Korean Rockets?

» by July 17th, 2014 at 8:43 am » Comments (1)

There is no doubt the system has been a success for the Israelis, but would it be just as useful for Seoul to purchase as well? As conflict between Israel and ...more »

General Dempsey Hosts Meeting With South Korean and Japanese Military Leaders

» by July 3rd, 2014 at 9:00 pm » Comments (0)

This is actually pretty significant that top Japanese and Korean military leaders were actually able to sit in a room together: The military leaders of the U.S. and Japan agreed on ...more »

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 »

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