North has shipped 6,700 containers of munitions to Russia, says South's defense chief
Speaking at a press conference on Monday, Defense Minister Shin Won-sik said the South Korean government estimates that the scale of the North’s shipments to Russia is equivalent to approximately 3 million rounds of 152-millimeter artillery shells.
Yoon unveils plan to free military-use land as approval tops 40%
President Yoon Suk Yeol announced on Monday that the government plans to free up over 80,000 acres of land currently closed off for military purposes during a visit to South Chungcheong to highlight regional development projects.
Seoul, Washington nail down NCG details as 'Trump risk' looms
South Korean and U.S. defense authorities signed a framework document on the Nuclear Consultative Group (NCG) earlier this week to strengthen extended deterrence in light of the North's nuclear threat.
Saudi Arabia buys Korea's Cheongung-II missiles for $3.2 billion
Korea will export 10 Cheongung-II missile defense systems to Saudi Arabia under a $3.2-billion deal announced by Seoul’s Defense Ministry on Tuesday evening.
Enlistment requirements for transgender women may be changed by Korean Defense Ministry
In its proposal, the ministry seeks to allow transgender women, even if they have not undergone six months of hormone therapy, to enlist in alternative service.
Yoon orders immediate correction to Defense Ministry textbook's incorrect Dokdo description
President Yoon Suk Yeol ordered an immediate correction to the Defense Ministry’s textbook for the soldiers that described Dokdo islets as a disputed territory with Japan…
South Korea, U.S. and Japan launch trilateral system to share North Korean missile launch info
South Korea, the United States and Japan on Tuesday launched a system to share real-time information on North Korean missile launches in what Seoul's Defense Ministry characterized as another step to deepen trilateral defense cooperation.
Korea protests unauthorized entry from Chinese and Russian aircraft
The Ministry of National Defense has lodged complaints against the Chinese and Russian military attachés after their aircraft entered Korea's air defense identification zone (Kadiz) without prior notice.
Overweight Koreans could be forced into army as active soldiers decline
Even overweight individuals weighing more than 100 kilograms (220 pounds) could be forced to serve in the military.
South's defense chief warns North that 'hell of destruction' awaits 'reckless' actions
"North Korea has only two choices: peace or destruction," South Korean Defense Minister Shin Won-sik said during a meeting of top military commanders. "If North Korea makes a reckless move that undermines peace, the hell of destruction awaits them."