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Egypt buys K9 howitzers from South Korea

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Egypt has signed a $1.7 billion deal with South Korea’s Hanwha Defence for the acquisition of K9 Thunder self-propelled howitzers, which will be mostly...

NIMASA, Korean Coast Guard sign MoU on maritime security and safety

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Nigeria, through the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Republic of Korea, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) of cooperation...

South Korea’s Moon vows ‘Korea space age’ after rocket test falters

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South Korea's first domestically built space rocket blasted off on Thursday, but failed to fully place a dummy satellite into orbit, delivering mixed results...

South Korea opens largest defence expo amid North Korea missile tests

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South Korea opened its largest defence expo ever on Tuesday, showing off its next-generation fighter jet, drones, and other technology in an effort to...

North Korea threatens to upstage South Korea defence expo with duelling...

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South Korea will hold its biennial defence fair in Seoul next week, just days after North Korea opened a highly unusual military exhibition that...

North and South Korea conduct duelling missile tests as arms race...

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Both North Korea and South Korea test fired ballistic missiles on Wednesday, the latest volley in an arms race that has seen both countries develop increasingly...

South Korea military suffers worst COVID-19 outbreak aboard anti-piracy ship off...

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South Korea's military has recorded its biggest cluster of COVID-19 infections to date, with more than 80% of personnel aboard a destroyer on anti-piracy...

South Korea delegation heads to Iran to seek release of seized...

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A South Korean delegation is heading to Iran on Wednesday to seek the release of a chemicals tanker and its 20-member crew seized in...

Sierra Leone Armed Forces takes delivery of four patrol boats

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The Sierra Leone Defence Force Maritime Wing has taken delivery of four patrol boats that were donated by the government of South Korea. The four...

South Korea to develop anti-drone system

South Korea will invest 88 billion won (£59.6 million) in developing a weapons system to detect and strike drones, its procurement agency said, after...

Trump surprises with pledge to end military exercises in South Korea

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U.S. President Donald Trump's declaration on Tuesday that he intended to end joint military exercises with South Korea took South Korean and...

Researchers to boycott South Korean university over AI weapons work

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Over 50 top Artificial Intelligence researchers on Wednesday announced a boycott of KAIST, South Korea's top university, after it opened what they...

South Korea deploys anti-piracy warship after hijack of fishing boat off...

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South Korea has deployed a naval vessel from its regional anti-piracy effort to help in the search after a fishing boat was...

Egyptian Navy to receive South Korean vessel

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The Egyptian Navy will soon receive a naval vessel from South Korea, possible a Po Hang class corvette. This is according to the...

Botswana, South Korea agree to collaborate on defence

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South Korea and Botswana have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the promotion of military cooperation during a meeting in Seoul. The...

Senegal buys KT-1 trainers from South Korea

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Senegal has ordered four KT-1 Woong-Bee turboprop trainer aircraft from Korea Aerospace Industries, becoming the fifth customer for the type. The agreement for...

South Korea tells U.N. that North Korea GPS jamming threatens boats,...

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North Korea has been jamming GPS signals in South Korea since March 31, threatening the safety of civilian aircraft and vessels and...

South Korea fishing boats turn back after North ‘disrupts GPS’

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South Korea warned North Korea on Friday to stop disrupting GPS signal reception which it said forced some fishing boats to return...

South Korea commemorates South African airmen

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Exactly 65 years ago to the day when North Korea attacked South Korea, the embassy of the Republic of Korea held a...

South Korea moves Libya embassy staff to Tunisia after attack

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South Korea has temporarily relocated its Tripoli embassy staff to Tunisia, following an attack by gunmen this week that killed two local...

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