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S. Korea’s Army Seeks Advanced Interception System Against New N.K. Missiles

S. Korea’s Army Seeks Advanced Interception System Against New N.K. Missiles

SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s Army said Thursday it is pushing to acquire an advanced interception system to defend against evolving missile and artillery threats from North Korea. It unveiled the plan for the acquisition of the low altitude missile defense-II (LAMD-II) system that is intended to shoot down North Korea’s new [...]

Fans Vow Continued Support for BTS’ Second Chapter After Military Service

Fans Vow Continued Support for BTS’ Second Chapter After Military Service

SEOUL, Oct. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Ardent fans of K-pop supergroup BTS were shocked Monday by the announcement of the members’ plan to fulfill their mandatory military service, but accepted what was coming and promised to remain their ARMY during the transition period. Known as ARMY (Adorable Representative MC for Youth), BTS’ global fan base [...]

Army Carries Out Large-scale Air Drills amid Growing N.K. Threats

Army Carries Out Large-scale Air Drills amid Growing N.K. Threats

ICHEON/YANGPYEONG, July 26 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean Army’s Apache attack helicopters soared through the skies and descended sharply in a tactical move to avoid potential attacks and secure the safety of its members in a formation tasked with capturing a high-value facility controlled by a hypothetical enemy. The spectacle unfolded at two Army [...]

S. Korea’s Army Hosts ‘Drone-bot Festival’

S. Korea’s Army Hosts ‘Drone-bot Festival’

SEOUL, June 27 (Korea Bizwire) — A drone competition hosted by both public and private agencies took place in Yangju, north of Seoul last weekend. The Army’s Ground Operations Command (GOC) joined hands with the city government of Yangju to host the ‘drone-bot festival’ starting on Friday for three days at Ganapri Airport. The battalion-grade [...]

S. Korea Deploys Advanced 81-mm Mortar System

S. Korea Deploys Advanced 81-mm Mortar System

SEOUL, July 29 (Korea Bizwire) — An upgraded version of South Korea’s indigenous 81-millimeter mortar system has been delivered to Army units for the first time since its development, the arms procurement agency said Thursday. South Korea wrapped up the development of the advanced mortar system with its own technology in 2019 after five years [...]

BTS Curates Room for ARMY

BTS Curates Room for ARMY

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — What would it look like if K-pop megastar BTS members decorated a fan’s room? The septet recently introduced a new series titled Curated for ARMY, where they become curators to decorate the rooms of its dedicated fan base ARMY. Visitors can access an audio guide by clicking on props [...]