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North Korea reportedly tests domestically built air defence systems

North Korean state media claims the country has tested a "a new type of anti-aircraft guided weapon." State-run media KCNA said on Saturday that Kim Jong Un watched the test and said that defects in...

N. Korea claims successful intermediate-range ballistic missile test launch

North Korea claimed to have successfully test launched an intermediate range ballistic missile – the Hwasong-12 – during the early hours of Sunday morning, an article released by state media said on Monday morning. The...

North Korea conducts largest-ever artillery firing drill

North Korea has staged its largest-ever artillery firing drill to mark the anniversary of the founding of its military, according to reports. South Korea's Yonhap news agency said the drill, celebrating 85 years since the...

US biggest nuclear-powered guided-missile submarine arrives in South Korea

The USS Michigan guided-missile submarine arrived in South Korea for what a US defense official described as a show of force amid tensions between the US and North Korea. The USS Michigan – capable of...

Chinese officials refutes “high alert” of the tension over the Korean Peninsula

Officials at the Ministry of National Defense of the People's Republic of China are refuting a report about that China mobilizing air force bombers and on "high alert" of the tension over the Korean Peninsula. "The reports...

North Korea displays new Pukguksong-2 nuclear-capable missiles during military parade

The Korean People's Army used the military parade in Pyongyang on 15 April to public display Pukguksong-2 nuclear-capable missiles. Pukguksong-2, also known as KN-15 by intelligence outside of North Korea, is a medium-range or intermediate-range ballistic missile under...

North Korea unveils improved version of KN-09 rocket launcher systems

North Korea has displayed armoured versions of KN-09 rocket launcher systems during a huge military parade in Kim Il Sung Square on Saturday. April 15 is the most important day in the North Korean calendar, and...

Military parade reveals North Korea’s new road-mobile intercontinental ballistic missiles

The North Korean People's Army publicly displayed for the first time its new long-range road-mobile intercontinental ballistic missiles during a military parade in Pyongyang on 15 April. The missile of the new road-mobile intercontinental systems is carried in a...

China and Kyrgyzstan hold anti-terror drill in Xinjiang

China and Kyrgyzstan frontier forces on Tuesday held a joint anti-terrorist exercise in Kizilsu Kirgiz Prefecture, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, in northwest China. The drill,...

U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II aircraft arrives in Okinawa

Two F-35B Lightning II aircraft, belonging to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121, Marine Aircraft Group 12, flew from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni to...

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