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Military Showcases High-Tech Training System Based on Virtual Reality

Military Showcases High-Tech Training System Based on Virtual Reality

SEOUL, Aug. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korean army showed off firing exercises based on virtual reality and training exercises in augmented reality at the Korean Military Academy yesterday with 80 high-level military officials present at the demonstration session including Kim Yong-u, the Army Chief of Staff. Last year, the Korean Military Academy won a [...]

S. Korea to Conduct Largest-Ever Artillery Drill to Check N. Korean Provocations

S. Korea to Conduct Largest-Ever Artillery Drill to Check N. Korean Provocations

SEOUL, Aug. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s military said Thursday that it will carry out the largest-ever artillery drill near the border with North Korea to demonstrate its determination to retaliate against future provocations.  The drill will take place in the afternoon, one day before South Korea marks the first anniversary of the North’s [...]

U.S. Troops Start Year-Long Process of Relocation in South Korea

U.S. Troops Start Year-Long Process of Relocation in South Korea

DONGDUCHEON, July 14 (Korea Bizwire) – The Camp Casey railroad track was packed on Wednesday with KORAIL (Korea Railroad Corporation) officials and soldiers from the 2nd Infantry Division (2ID) of the United States Army loading military tracked vehicles onto the train. The 2-8 Cavalry Regiment was moving to Camp Humphreys.  Camp Casey is located in Dongducheon, between [...]

Patrolling Korea’s Demilitarized Zone

Patrolling Korea’s Demilitarized Zone

YEONCHEON, South Korea, June 23 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korean Demilitarized Zone, or DMZ, is a strip of land running across the Korean Peninsula; a borderline between the two Koreas. And with an ironic twist to its title, it is actually one of the most militarized, guarded, and hostile areas in the world today. The [...]

S. Korean Army Expected to Become Multicultural Starting 2025

S. Korean Army Expected to Become Multicultural Starting 2025

SEOUL, June 21 (Korea Bizwire) – An increasing number of conscripts from a mixed-race family background is expected to make the Army multicultural starting in 2025, a government official said Monday.  According to the official, the Defense Ministry has forecast that the number of men from multicultural families to be enlisted will reach an average [...]