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North Korea threatens to “destroy” South’s F-35 stealth fighter jets

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North Korea’s state media has reported on Thursday that country to develop and test “special armaments” to destroy the new South Korea’s F-35 stealth fighter jets. In a statement denouncing Seoul for its recent acquisition of a number of new stealth jets from the U.S., an unnamed policy director at the foreign ministry’s Institute for […]

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North Korea launches ballistic missile similar to Russian Iskander

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North Korea has conducted the first test-firing of an indigenously developed ballistic missile system that looks like Russian-made Iskander-E short-range ballistic missile. According to a news release put out by state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday attended a test-firing of “long-range multiple rocket launchers and tactical guided […]

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North Korea parades long-range anti-tank missile carrier

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On 9 September, North Korean military displayed a new long-range anti-tank missile carrier at a military parade to mark its 70th anniversary. Shown for the first time were new long-range anti-tank missile ініеуьі, which were based at a M-2010 6×6 wheeled armoured personnel carriers. The officials have not released further details; however, footage made during the parade shows that the self-contained […]

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South Korea to stop loudspeakers blasting propaganda across its border

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South Korea announced Monday that it has stopped propaganda broadcasts over the border ahead of inter-Korean summit talks this week, saying it’s expected to help boost the reconciliatory mood on the peninsula. That was reported by the Yonhap. “The Ministry of National Defense halted the loudspeaker broadcasts against North Korea in the vicinity of the […]

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North Korea parades two classes of ICBM for the first time

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North Korea has held a military parade and rally on Kim Il Sung Square a day before South Korea holds the opening ceremony for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and has displayed two classes of the intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) for the first time. During a military parade, the North Korea’s military publicly displayed for the first time its new Hwasong-14 and […]

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North Korea unveils new mobile short-range ballistic missile system

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North Korea has unveiled new mobile short-range ballistic missile system for the first time during low-key military parade, a day ahead of the opening of the Winter Olympics in South Korea. On 8 February, North Korea’s military unveiled its previously unseen mobile short-range ballistic missile system when six launchers vehicles participated in the parade in Pyongyang. The new mobile short-range ballistic missile […]

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Japanese government: North Korea conducts sixth nuclear test

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North Korea has conducted a sixth nuclear test, the Japanese government said, a move the United States and its allies in the region are likely to view as a major provocation. Seismological data from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) showed that an explosion caused a 6.3-magnitude tremor in the country’s northeast, not far from […]

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Expert: North Korea with Kremlin engines

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Russia, against which the United States has recently imposed the new sanctions, decided to undermine the level of trust between official Washington and Kiev in order to prevent the supply of American defensive lethal weapons to Ukraine and to divert the attention of the world community from its aggressive actions. So Moscow tried to reiterate […]

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North Korea test-fires Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile

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North Korea launched an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) from a province near the border with China on Tuesday, South Korea’s military said. “North Korea fired an unidentified ballistic missile into the East Sea from the vicinity of Banghyon, North Pyongan Province, at around 9:40 a.m.,” the Joint Chiefs of Staff said. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs […]

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North Korea reportedly tests domestically built air defence systems

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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 the system have been fixed. The South Korean military said they detected a firing in the North, but was not […]

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