All posts tagged "missile"

  • Patriot suface-to-air missile (SAM) launcher. (Yonhap, file)
    US deploys more Patriot missiles in South Korea

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — United States has temporarily deployed an additional Patriot missile battery in South Korea in response to North Korea’s nuclear test and a long-range rocket launch. The announcement Saturday came as Seoul and...

    • Posted February 12, 2016
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  • US expresses concern over N. Korea’s SLBM test

    WASHINGTON (Yonhap) — The United States expressed concern Tuesday over North Korea’s recent failed test of a submarine-launched ballistic missile and urged Pyongyang to refrain from violating U.N. Security Council resolutions. Yonhap News Agency reported that the...

    • Posted December 2, 2015
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  • South Korean men pass by a TV news program showing images published in North Korea's Rodong Sinmun newspaper of North Korea's ballistic missile believed to have been launched from underwater and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, at Seoul Railway station in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, May 9, 2015. North Korea said Saturday it has successfully test-fired a newly developed ballistic missile from a submarine in what would be the latest display of the country's advancing military capability. The letters on the screen read "The missile believed to have been launched from underwater near Sinpo". (AP Photo/Ahn Young-oon)
    N. Korea violates UN resolution with failed missile launch

    By Brian Han Nuclear weapons testing represents the one contingency that truly holds back North Korea from improving international relations. Yet over the weekend, the communist nation showed its disregard by testing a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM)...

    • Posted November 30, 2015
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  • ROK Navy’s Aegis-equipped destroyer DDG-993
    US approves sale of Harpoon missiles to S. Korea

    WASHINGTON (Yonhap) — The U.S. government has approved a proposed sale to South Korea of submarine-launched Harpoon Block II anti-ship missiles and associated equipment, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday. The agency said in a statement...

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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  • A video show the impact of a missile on Malaysia Airline Flight 17, while a part of the reconstructed forward section of the fuselage is displayed behind, as Tjibbe Joustra, left, head of the Dutch Safety Board presents the board’s final report into what caused Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 to break up high over Eastern Ukraine last year, killing all 298 people on board, during a press conference in Gilze-Rijen, central Netherlands, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
    Dutch probe: Buk missile downed Malaysian jet in Ukraine

    GILZE-RIJEN AIR BASE, Netherlands (AP) — The missile shot skyward from war-ravaged eastern Ukraine. With deadly accuracy more than six miles up, it detonated just in front of the Malaysia Airlines jetliner, sending hundreds of jagged steel...

    • Posted October 13, 2015
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  • North Korea displays a model of a submarine-launched ballistic missile at a flower exhibition to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea in this photo captured from footage by the state-run Korean Central Television on Oct. 13, 2015. (Yonhap)
    N. Korea shows off ballistic missile models at flower exhibition

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — North Korea has displayed a model of a submarine-launched ballistic missile at a flower exhibition to celebrate its key anniversary, Pyongyang’s state broadcast showed Tuesday. Unlike earlier expectations, the North did not showcase the...

    • Posted October 13, 2015
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    N. Korea shows signs of plans to fire short-range missile for anniversary

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — North Korea could fire a short-range missile to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Workers’ Party, Defense Minister Han Min-koo said Thursday. The North has long been speculated to launch a...

    • Posted October 8, 2015
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