The United States will send four F-22 stealth fighter jets to South Korea.
In yet another show of force against North Korea's nuclear and missile threats, the US military plans to deploy four F-22s to the Korean Peninsula tomorrow (Wednesday)," a defense official was quoted as saying by Yonhap news agency Tuesday.
The F-22 Raptor is a core US strategic weapon. The Pentagon also dispatched a B-25 bomber to Korea shortly after the North's nuclear test last month.
China has opposed the deployment of an advanced Thaad missile defense system by US in South Korea. "We exchanged views on the THAAD issue and the Chinese side expressed opposition," Chinese executive Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Yesui was quoted as saying in a statement by Yonhap news agency after talks with his South Korean counterpart, Vice Foreign Minister Lim Sung-nam
The South Korean government offices have upgraded the Information Operation Condition (InfoCon) cyber threat warning level fearing cyber-attacks from North Korea. Following the North Korean long-range missile launch and closing of Kaesong Industrial complex, the South has increased its cyber threat level for a second time in less than a month,
South Korea is on high alert for any signs of additional provocations by the North a day after Pyongyang launched a long range rocket. North Korea fired a long-range rocket allegedly carrying an Earth observation satellite Sunday
South Korean Spy Agency will hold an emergency meeting to look into the government agencys readiness against potential cyber terror threats from the North. The meeting will be held on Tuesday and will be convened by Choi Jong-il, National Intelligence Service (NIS) third deputy chief in charge of industrial intelligence and cyber security affairs, Yonhap news agency reported Monday
The US and South Korea are planning to sign a deal on placing a US THAAD anti-ballistic missile defense system in the country. South Korean Defense Ministry spokesman Moon Sang-gyun was quoted as confirming by Yonhap news that Seoul was not going to purchase the defense system from Washington
South Korean conservative ruling party leader has openly demanded for a nuclear armed South Korea and to consider atomic weapons and long-range missiles to act as an effective deterrence against Pyongyang. “Considering North Koreas nuclear [and missile capabilities], we need to think about our own survival strategy and countermeasures that include peaceful nuclear and missile programs for the sake of self-defense,” said Rep
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