Archive for January 2nd, 2017

South Korean Marines will soon be armed with the LOGIR

Posted in Marines on January 2nd, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on South Korean Marines will soon be armed with the LOGIR

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 – Comments Off on Kim Jong Un says N. Korea close to testing ICBM

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 – Comments Off on South Korean P-3 accidentally jettisoned its weapons into sea

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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