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South Korea Unveils New Elite Unit of Marines
March 24, 2016
South Korea Unveils New Elite Unit of Marines
The unit’s main task is to carry out special operations inside North Korea in the event of war.
South Korea Unveils New Elite Unit of Marines
South Korea’s Military To Receive New Reconnaissance Drone
January 13, 2016
South Korea’s Military To Receive New Reconnaissance Drone
Korean Air recently inked a deal with the Korean military procurement agency to mass-produce a new UAV.
South Korea’s Military To Receive New Reconnaissance Drone
North Korea Flew a Spy Drone Across the DMZ
September 04, 2015
North Korea Flew a Spy Drone Across the DMZ
Amidst last month’s tensions, Pyongyang repeatedly dispatched an UAV to observe South Korean troop movements.
North Korea Flew a Spy Drone Across the DMZ
North Korea Threatens to Attack US Homeland
August 17, 2015
North Korea Threatens to Attack US Homeland
Pyongyang promised dire consequences should a joint ROK-US military drill begin today.
North Korea Threatens to Attack US Homeland
Is Europe Conquering South Korea’s Defense Sector?
July 22, 2015
Is Europe Conquering South Korea’s Defense Sector?
European military hardware is becoming more popular on the Korean peninsula.
Is Europe Conquering South Korea’s Defense Sector?
South Korean Politics Drive OPCON Transfer
October 28, 2014
South Korean Politics Drive OPCON Transfer
The issue of operational control in South Korea has long been held prisoner to fickle domestic politics.
South Korean Politics Drive OPCON Transfer
South Korea Eyes Israel’s Iron Dome
August 14, 2014
South Korea Eyes Israel’s Iron Dome
The maker of Israel’s Iron Dome anti-missile system claims that South Korea’s military has expressed interest in it.
South Korea Eyes Israel’s Iron Dome
South Korea Conscript Abuses
August 12, 2014
South Korea Conscript Abuses
More abuses of South Korean military conscripts highlight the urgent need for reforms.
South Korea Conscript Abuses
South Korean Military Tackles Mental Health
July 26, 2014
South Korean Military Tackles Mental Health
Following a shooting incident last month, South Korea is seeking to enhance the mental health provided to soldiers.
South Korean Military Tackles Mental Health
Demographic Shifts and South Korea’s Conscript Shootings
June 26, 2014
Demographic Shifts and South Korea’s Conscript Shootings
South Korea’s population decline is the unspoken factor behind conscript shootings in the military.
Demographic Shifts and South Korea’s Conscript Shootings
Demographics, Technology and Defense in South Korea
February 22, 2014
Demographics, Technology and Defense in South Korea
Demographics pose a challenge to the ROK’s security. Fortunately, an answer may be at hand.
Demographics, Technology and Defense in South Korea
South Korea Navy Wants 3 More Aegis Destroyers
October 17, 2013
South Korea Navy Wants 3 More Aegis Destroyers
The ROK Navy hopes to build three more Aegis destroyers to complement the three it already operates.
South Korea Navy Wants 3 More Aegis Destroyers
U.S.- S. Korea Military Gameplan
April 04, 2013
U.S.- S. Korea Military Gameplan
It appears the Combined Forces Command will continue after the U.S. hands over wartime operational control to an ROK general in 2015
U.S.- S. Korea Military Gameplan
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