All posts tagged "missiles"

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    [NEWSWEEK] Japan Gets Ready to Shoot Down North Korean Missile

    – South Korea and Japan have warned North Korea about the potential forthcoming rocket launch the country has said will occur later this month, and Japan’s Defense Ministry has deployed ballistic missile defense units in preparation for...

    • Posted February 4, 2016
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  • A mock Scud-B missile of North Korea, left, and other South Korean missiles are displayed at the Korea War Memorial Museum in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016. South Korea warned on Wednesday of "searing" consequences if North Korea doesn't abandon plans to launch a long-range rocket that critics call a banned test of ballistic missile technology.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    S. Korea will shoot down N. Korean rocket if necessary: ministry

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea won’t hesitate to shoot down a North Korean rocket or its debris if necessary, the Defense Ministry said Thursday, amid clear signs that the secretive neighbor’s rocket launch is imminent. North Korea...

    • Posted February 4, 2016
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  • North Korea displays road-mobile intercontinental ballistic missiles, known as the KN-08, with round warheads during a military parade on Oct. 10, 2015, at Kim Il-sung Square in Pyongyang to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the ruling Workers' Party. (Yonhap)
    N. Korea yet to miniaturize nuke warhead for ICBM

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — North Korea has yet to master the skills needed to make nuclear warheads small enough to fit onto inter-continental ballistic missiles (ICBM), Vice Defense Minister Baek Seung-joo said Wednesday. In the massive military parade...

    • Posted October 14, 2015
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    N. Korean missiles sold to Yemeni rebels used against Saudi Arabia

    Recent missile attacks on Saudi Arabia have been traced back to missiles sold by North Korea to Yemeni rebels according to an intelligence official from South Korea. Exporting arms is one of North Korea’s ways to generate...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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    US, S. Korea devise principles against N.Korea missiles

    SEOUL, June 2 (Yonhap) — South Korea and the United States have laid out four principles of their operations to effectively counter missile threats by North Korea, U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) said Tuesday. The principles “will guide...

    • Posted June 2, 2015
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    N. Korea claims it has miniaturized nuke weapons

    SEOUL, May 20 (Yonhap) — North Korea said Wednesday it has already made nuclear warheads small enough to fit on a missile, further escalating tensions sparked by its recent test-firing of a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM). In...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • More than 50 out of North Korea's around 70 submarines had previously been detected away from their bases for operations after the country threatened an "all-out war" against South Korea. (Yonhap)
    N. Korea test-fires underwater ballistic missile: KCNA

    SEOUL, May 9 (Yonhap) — North Korea carried out an underwater test-fire of a submarine ballistic missile, watched by its leader Kim Jong-un, the state media said Saturday, in an apparent move to boost its underwater missile...

    • Posted May 8, 2015
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