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U.S., South Korea to Conduct Air Combat Exercise in December

The Pacific Air Force has announced details regarding the next Vigilant Ace 18, an air combat exercise that aims to demonstrate interoperability between aerial forces from the U.S. and South Korea. PACAF said Saturday nearly 12,000 personnel from the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Marine Corps, and the U.S. Navy will train with South …

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Trump Encourages Russia, China to Sever Ties with North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump has called on Russia and China to support worldwide efforts to isolate North Korea’s regime as well as implement U.N. security council programs to sever trade and technology ties with the DPKR, DoD News reported Tuesday. Trump warned Jong Un not to belittle the collaborative will …

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Gen. Joseph Dunford: US, South Korea, Japan Need Trilateral Cooperation to Stop North Korea’s Nuclear Threat

Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has said defense leaders from the U.S., Japan and South Korea agreed trilateral and multilateral cooperation is needed among the three countries to counter North Korea’s ballistic missile and nuclear threats, DoD News reported Tuesday. “That includes missile defense and any …

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James Mattis to Address Regional Security Issues in APAC Visit

Defense Secretary James Mattis plans to discuss security challenges and mutual interests with some of his counterparts in Asia-Pacific during his visit to the region this week. He will participate in the three-day Association of Southeast Asian Nations Defense Ministers Meeting in the Philippines that will run through Wednesday, the Defense Department …

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Report: US to Lift Weight Limit on South Korean Missiles

President Donald Trump has decided to eliminate a weight limit on warheads added to South Korea’s missile systems in response to a nuclear missile test launch from North Korea, Reuters reported Monday. The current missile pact between U.S. and South Korea limits the weight of the latter country’s warheads to …

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Report: North Korea Delays Planned Guam Missile Strike

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has postponed his plans for a missile strike near the U.S. territory of Guam, Reuters reported Tuesday. The report said North Korea’s threat to fire missiles toward Guam heightened tensions in the region and President Donald Trump warned that the U.S. military would be ready …

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US, South Korea Fire Missiles in Response to North Korea’s ICBM Test

South Korea and the U.S. fired missiles Tuesday into the former’s territorial waters as part of a military exercise after North Korea test-launched an intercontinental ballistic missile, DoD News reported Wedneday. Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, a spokesman for the Defense Department, told reporters that service personnel used South Korea’s Hyunmoo …

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