North Korea Warns Of Fourth Nuclear Test, Blames US For UN Resolution On Human Rights Violations

International Business Times

North Korea on Thursday warned it might be prompted to conduct another nuclear test and enhance its military capabilities in response to a United Nations resolution on Pyongyang’s human rights violations. The U.N. adopted the resolution Tuesday to urge the […]

SM-3s and SM-2s Highlight U.S. Missile Defense Needs

Michaela Dodge

The U.S. Navy and the Missile Defense Agency completed a successful test of the Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) and Standard Missile-2 (SM-2) interceptors this past week, marking the 10th anniversary of the Aegis missile defense system becoming operational. During this simulated […]

N. Korea slams South’s plan to buy PAC-3 interceptor missiles

Yonhap News Agency

SEOUL, Nov. 16 (Yonhap) – North Korea lambasted South Korea Sunday for seeking to purchase PAC-3 interceptor missiles from the United States, warning Pyongyang will counter Seoul’s move with strengthened nuclear deterrence. South Korea is seeking to buy PAC-3 interceptors […]

KCNA blasts U.S. for ‘exaggerating’ North’s missile capability

North threatens ‘counteraction’ if U.S. pressure over weapons capacity continues North Korea, which regularly threatens to strike the United States with its nuclear arsenal, on Friday accused the U.S. of exaggerating its missile capabilities. The North’s Korean Central News Agency […]

US to supply PAC-3 missiles to South Korea

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of Patriot advanced capability (PAC-3) missiles and associated equipment to South Korea. Under the estimated $1.405bn sale, South Korea has requested 136 PAC-3 […]

Korea and US to Host Largest Military Exercise in History: Simulation of NK Invasion

Christian Daily

In light of the North Korean government’s recent threats of starting a second Korean War, the U.S. and South Korean militaries announced that they will be hosting the largest joint military exercise that has ever been organized in the 65-year history of the Korean forces.

S. Korea, China FMs satisfied on cooperation against N.Korea

Yonhap News Agency

The foreign ministers of South Korea and China expressed satisfaction Friday with their cooperation to help curb the advances of North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs, while renewing efforts to resume a “meaningful dialogue” with Pyongyang. Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se […]

South Korea to purchase Patriot Advanced Capability (PAC-3) Missiles

WASHINGTON – The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Republic of Korea for Patriot Advanced Capability (PAC-3) missiles and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $1.405 billion. […]