All posts tagged "jcs"

  • In this photo provided by the Ongjin County, residents of Yeonpyeong Island rest as they evacuate to a shelter on the island, South Korea, near the West Sea border with North Korea, Thursday, May. 22, 2014. North Korea fired into disputed waters near a South Korean warship Thursday, a Joint Chiefs of Staff officer said, in the latest sign of tension rising between the bitter rivals in recent weeks. (AP)
    North Korea fires at South Korean patrol boat

    By Jun Ji-hye   North Korea fired two artillery shells near a South Korean Navy boat on patrol south of the Northern Limit Line (NLL), the de facto inter-Korean maritime border in the West Sea, the Joint...

    • Posted May 22, 2014
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  • N. Korea threatens to make S. Korea pay

    By Kim Eun-jung SEOUL (Yonhap) — North Korea threatened on Friday to settle scores with South Korea over what it claims were atrocities against North Korean fishermen by the South Korean Navy. South Korea’s Navy expressed deep...

    • Posted March 29, 2014
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  • S. Korea seizes N. Korean fishing boat that strayed into its waters: military

    (Yonhap) — South Korea seized a North Korean fishing boat that crossed over the sea demarcation line that separates the two Koreas in the Yellow Sea, the military said Thursday. According to the Joint Chiefs of Staff...

    • Posted March 27, 2014
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  • The 7,700-ton Aegis destroyer, King Sejong the Great, appears in waters off the Yellow Sea, Wednesday, during a naval drill held ahead of the fourth anniversary of the sinking of the Cheonan which falls on March 26.  (Yonhap)
    N. Korea launches rockets for 2nd straight day

      By Chung Min-uck North Korea fired 16 more short-range rockets from its east coast early on Sunday, for a second straight day, in an apparent protest against the ongoing South Korea-U.S. joint military drill, the Joint...

    • Posted March 23, 2014
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  • South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff decided to purchase 40 Lockheed Martin's F-35A stealth fighters for four years starting in 2018, with an option to buy 20 more later. (Yonhap)
    S. Korea Opts to Buy 40 Fighter Jets With Stealth Capability

    By Kim Eun-jung (Yonhap) – South Korea has decided to purchase 40 Lockheed Martin’s F-35A stealth fighters, with an option to buy 20 more later depending on the security situation and budget, the Joint Chiefs of Staff...

    • Posted November 22, 2013
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