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Russia Conducts Successful Launch of THAAD-Beating ICBM

Russia Conducts Successful Launch of THAAD-Beating ICBM

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – The Russian military has conducted another successful launch of its Topol-M intercontinental ballistic missile, which, according to officials, can penetrate the THAAD missile battery, the U.S. anti-ballistic missile system the South Korean government is looking to deploy.  According to local sources on January 17, a single Topol-M missile was [...]

CCTV Cameras to Take up Monitoring at Military Units

CCTV Cameras to Take up Monitoring at Military Units

SEOUL, Jan. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea plans to install unmanned vigilance equipment at major military posts to complement surveillance soldiers in line with an expected reduction in the troop numbers, the state defense acquisition agency said Monday.  The military will gradually put up high-definition security cameras and attach infiltration detection equipment to barbed [...]

S. Korea to Create Special Unit to Strike at N.K. Wartime Leadership

S. Korea to Create Special Unit to Strike at N.K. Wartime Leadership

SEOUL, Jan. 4 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea will this year launch a special unit tasked with incapacitating North Korea’s wartime leadership, two years ahead of schedule, its defense chief said Wednesday, as it strives to better counter Pyongyang’s evolving military threats.  During its New Year policy briefing to Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang [...]

Air Koryo Flight Attendants Featured on 2017 Calendar

Air Koryo Flight Attendants Featured on 2017 Calendar

SHENYANG, China, Dec. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – North Korea has featured a flight crew of its flag carrier Air Koryo in a 2017 calendar of the communist country, obtained Thursday by Yonhap News Agency, in what is seen as an unprecedented move to revitalize its tourism industry amid international sanctions imposed over its nuclear and [...]