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S. Korea Releases 5 Photos of Japan’s ‘Threatening’ Flyby Close to Its Warship

S. Korea Releases 5 Photos of Japan’s ‘Threatening’ Flyby Close to Its Warship

SEOUL, Jan. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s military on Thursday released five photos captured from two videos of a Japanese warplane’s “threatening” low-altitude flyby close to its destroyer a day earlier. The disclosure came as Tokyo rejected Seoul’s claim that its P-3 maritime patrol plane buzzed by South Korea’s 4,500-ton destroyer Daejoyeong at an [...]

Japanese Warship Carrying Controversial Flag to Join Next Month’s Jeju Fleet Review

Japanese Warship Carrying Controversial Flag to Join Next Month’s Jeju Fleet Review

SEOUL, Sept. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — A Japanese warship carrying a controversial flag symbolic of its past imperialism are expected to join an international fleet review slated to take place on South Korea’s southern island of Jeju next month, a military source in Seoul said Thursday. The display of Japan’s Rising Sun flag is likely [...]

Navy Decommissions First-Generation Indigenous Warship ROKS Seoul

Navy Decommissions First-Generation Indigenous Warship ROKS Seoul

SEOUL, Dec. 31 (Korea Bizwire) - The Navy decommissioned one of the country’s first-generation indigenous warships, the ROKS Seoul (FF-952), Thursday after 34 years of service. The 1,500-ton warship is the second locally-built Ulsan-class guided missile frigate, which the Navy put into operation in 1984. It was one of nine first-generation frigates that the Navy introduced [...]