Tag: North Korea

North Korea and South Korea to Cooperate on Civil Aviation?

Reading Time: 1 minute North Korea suggested connecting international air routes between North Korea and South Korea, during the first-ever inter-Korean meeting on aviation cooperation, South Korean Unification Ministry said. It is believed that opening of a direct route for passenger aircraft between the Koreas could be also discussed. These are the first ever talks between two Koreas on […]

Singapore Changes LA Route Due to North Korean Missile Test

Reading Time: 1 minute Singapore Airlines has changed the flight route of its daily Singapore Changi-Los Angeles Int’l service to avoid the Sea of Japan where North Korea conducts missile testing, the carrier has announced. The previously unannounced change was introduced in July after North Korea had conducted two tests of powerful intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of reaching the […]

North Korea Warns of Attack ‘Without Warning’ as Western War Games Continue

Reading Time: 1 minute In the midst of ongoing joint military exercises between the United States and South Korea, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has stated that it may attack without warning against what it claims are preparations for an enemy invasion by the West. As the militaries of both Seoul and Washington cooperate in the annual […]

South Korea Mulling Purchase of 20 More F-35 Stealth Fighter Jets

Reading Time: 2 minutes Given recent North Korean provocations, the Republic of Korea (ROK) Air Force is considering purchasing 20 additional fifth-generation stealth multirole Joint Strike Fighter F-35As—the aircraft’s conventional takeoff and landing variant—in order to boost its air combat capabilities in the event of war with North Korea, according to senior ROK defense officials. The expansion of ROK […]

Chinese Military Aircraft Enter Korea’s Air Defense Area

Reading Time: 2 minutes Three Chinese military planes “briefly” flew into an overlapping air defense intensification zone of South Korea and China amid tensions between the two countries over Seoul’s decision to place a missile defense system on its soil, a military source in Seoul said Monday. The Chinese planes, including a bomber engaging in its own military operations, […]

China to Limit North Korean Airline’s Operations After Forced Landing

Reading Time: 1 minute China will limit the operations of North Korean carrier Air Koryo after one of its aircraft made an emergency landing in a northeastern Chinese city last month, and has told the airline to improve training and maintenance. The plane, a Russian-built Tupolev TU204-300, was flying to Beijing from Pyongyang when it made a forced landing […]

Seoul Decides to Develop Drones to Monitor Border With North Korea

Reading Time: 1 minute According to the KBS channel, Seoul military experts hope that the use of drones will help to significantly reduce cases of soldiers wounded by mines. Commercial production of the drones is scheduled for 2024, the media reported. In spite of their long-standing armistice, South and North Korea remain legally at war, as no peace treaty […]