Archive for January 2nd, 2017

South Korean Marines will soon be armed with the LOGIR

Posted in Marines on January 2nd, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

After years of development, South Korea’s Marine Corps will soon be replacing its 90 mm coastal defense guns with the Low-Cost Guided Imaging Rocket (LOGIR)


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Kim Jong Un says N. Korea close to testing ICBM

Posted in Space on January 2nd, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

During his annual New Year’s Day speech, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has said the country is close to testing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).

North Korean Unha-3 rocket at launch pad
By Sungwon Baik / VOA (North Korea Rocket Launch – Photo Galleries) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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South Korean P-3 accidentally jettisoned its weapons into sea

Posted in Navy on January 2nd, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

A Republic of Korea Navy P-3 on a routine mission over the East Sea lost three Harpoon anti-ship missiles, a torpedo and depth charges after a crew member accidentally activate the emergency jettison switch.

2014.4 세월호 구조 작전 (14154193413)
By 대한민국 국군 Republic of Korea Armed Forces (2014.4 세월호 구조 작전) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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