Hanwha Ocean's deep dive into underwater stealth
A colossal acoustic water tank is aiding Korean shipbuilding company Hanwha Ocean in reducing submarine noise. The tank replicates vessel sounds and uses a Masker-Air System to mitigate vibrations.
High-level defense talks discuss North's growing threats
Defense officials from South Korea and the United States met in Seoul on Monday for talks designed to bolster deterrence against North Korea’s advancing nuclear weapons and missile threats.
Hanwha Aerospace UGV to undergo Pentagon testing in U.S.
Hanwha Aerospace will test its multipurpose unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) Arion-SMET at a U.S. Marine Corps training center in O’ahu, Hawaii.
U.S. approves $5 billion F-35 fighter jet sale to Korea
The U.S. Department of State approved a possible sale of 25 F-35 fighter jets and the stealth jets' related equipment for an estimated cost of $5.06 billion, a U.S. defense agency said Wednesday.
Yoon replaces defense, culture and gender ministers in Cabinet reshuffle
President Yoon Suk Yeol reshuffles Cabinet, replacing defense, culture, and gender equality ministers. New appointments include Rep. Shin Won-sik as defense minister, Yoo In-chon as culture minister, and Kim Haeng as gender equality minister.
Defense chief offers resignation, but DP unsatisfied
President Yoon Suk Yeol reportedly has been reviewing a Cabinet reshuffle as early as this week, with the defense minister already having been named a possible candidate for replacement even before his resignation.
Kim's entourage suggests military focus for Putin summit
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un crossed into Russia on his armored train Tuesday and is expected to hold a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin soon in what could be a symbolic occasion to strengthen military cooperation.
Defense Minister Lee Jong-sup offers to resign
His decision comes in the midst of the Democratic Party's efforts to impeach him due to a recent controversy related to the military's investigation into the death of Marine lance corporal Chae Su-geun.
Korea designated as ‘lead nation’ at MSPO in Poland
Korea’s defense companies gathered in Poland for this year’s International Defense Industry Exhibition (MSPO), one of the largest trade fairs for military equipment in Europe, as it eyes growth opportunities in the region.
KLPGA golfers head to Icheon for seasons' penultimate major
The KB Financial Group Star Championship — the fourth KLPGA major of the 2023 season — tees off Thursday at Black Stone Golf Club in Icheon, Gyeonggi with defending champion Park Min-ji joining the 108-strong field.