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North Korea Fires Multiple Surface-to-Ship Missiles: South Korean Military

North Korea Fires Multiple Surface-to-Ship Missiles: South Korean Military

SEOUL, June 8 (Korea Bizwire) – North Korea launched a salvo of anti-ship cruise missiles from its east coast Thursday, South Korea’s military said, adding they flew some 200 kilometers before dropping in the East Sea.  “North Korea fired several unidentified projectiles, assumed to be short-range surface-to-ship cruise missiles, this morning in the direction of [...]

S. Korea’s Warships to Have New Missiles for Ground Targets

S. Korea’s Warships to Have New Missiles for Ground Targets

SEOUL, April 18 (Yonhap) – South Korea’s Navy has completed the development of new tactical ship-to-ground guided missiles which would enhance its ability to strike North Korea’s key military facilities, the country’s arms procurement agency said Tuesday.  South Korea will start mass-producing the missiles with two types of launch systems — inclined and vertical — [...]

South Korea Successfully Test Launches New 800-Kilometer Range Missile

South Korea Successfully Test Launches New 800-Kilometer Range Missile

SEOUL, April 6 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea has successfully test-launched a new 800-kilometer range ballistic missile that can reach anywhere in North Korea, defense sources said Thursday.  It could send another strong warning message to North Korea, which is continuing its nuclear and missile development in violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions, they said.  [...]

S. Korea Shows Off Artillery Firepower in Drills

S. Korea Shows Off Artillery Firepower in Drills

SEOUL, April 5 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s Army and Navy staged a large-scale joint live-fire exercise Tuesday, responding to North Korea’s war threats and signs of preparations for additional nuclear or missile tests. The artillery drills, held just south of the eastern border with the North, involved the military’s new 230mm Chunmoo multiple rocket launchers, according to the Army. [...]

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 [...]

N. Korea Building Railway Long-Range Missile Launchers on Railroad: Report

N. Korea Building Railway Long-Range Missile Launchers on Railroad: Report

SEOUL, Aug. 31 (Korea Bizwire) – North Korea is building a mobile long-range missile launcher system that can move along the country’s railroad tracks, the U.S.-based Radio Free Asia (RFA) reported Wednesday, citing sources in the communist country.  A North Korean resident in Kangwon Province told RFA that North Korean engineers have been working on [...]