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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 [...]

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 [...]

North Korea Airs SLBM Footage on State Television

North Korea Airs SLBM Footage on State Television

SEOUL, Aug. 25 (Korea Bizwire) – North Korea’s central television broadcasting station, Korean Central Television, aired footage of the recent launch of a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) on Thursday, which took place in waters near Sinpo at around 5:30 a.m. local time on August 24. The one-minute-47-second clip showed the launch of the missile from [...]

Gov’t Says No Change in Site for U.S. Anti-Missile System

Gov’t Says No Change in Site for U.S. Anti-Missile System

SEOUL, Jul. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – The Defense Ministry on Saturday ruled out any change in the site for deploying an advanced U.S. anti-missile system amid no signs of progress in ending the standoff with angry residents near the site. Residents in the country’s southeastern county of Seongju began protesting after South Korea and U.S. [...]

N. Korea Threatens ‘Physical Action’ against THAAD Deployment

N. Korea Threatens ‘Physical Action’ against THAAD Deployment

SEOUL, July 11 (Korea Bizwire) – North Korea on Monday warned it will take “physical action” against South Korea and the United States over the allies’ decision to deploy an advanced U.S. missile defense system in South Korea. North Korea’s military said it will strike the moment the two countries decide on where to place [...]