S. Korea Donates Demining Equipment to Ukraine

South Korea has reportedly donated demining machines to Ukraine as humanitarian assistance. According to the South Korean embassy in Ukraine on Thursday, two demining machines and ten pickup trucks were handed over to Ukraine at a ceremony in Kyiv in Read More …

KADEX 2024 – The Only International Army Defense Expo in Korea and the largest defense platform – Goyang-si, KINTEX Exhibition Center from September 25 to 29, 2024

Association of the Republic of Korea Army (AROKA), who had been holding DX KOREA – Defense Expo, Korea, will start under the new name ‘KADEX – Korea Army International Defense Industry Exhibition’. AROKA said on the September 15th, 2023 that Read More …

Military divers from Vancouver Island to conduct mine clearance training in South Korea

A team of highly specialized divers from CFB Esquimalt is travelling to South Korea for a training mission. The clearance divers with Fleet Diving Unit Pacific find and dispose of underwater mines. “I don’t think a lot of people realize Read More …

NATO launches large CBRN exercise ‘Toxic Trip 2023’ on Koksijde airbase

The Koksijde air base in West Flanders, Belgium, is hosting a significant NATO chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) defence exercise called “Toxic Trip 2023” from September 23 to September 29. The exercise involves approximately 600 military personnel from 18 Read More …

South Korea will provide Ukraine with two non-lethal battlefield demining tanks

These Korean non-lethal tanks are armored anti-mine machines. The Ukrainian armed forces have been struggling since the start of the summer counter-offensive because of the huge minefields laid by the Russian army. One of the most inaccessible are these minefields Read More …

KOICA applauds progress in Cambodia’s mine clearance

The success story of the mine clearance project, a collaboration between Cambodia and South Korea, was given high praise recently, as significant strides have been made in alleviating mine threats in the Kingdom. Senior minister Ly Thuch, who also serves Read More …

South Korea to supply Ukraine with more mine detectors, demining equipment

South Korea will supply Ukraine with more mine detectors and demining equipment as part of its assistance package for the war-torn nation, a presidential official said Sunday. The initiative is made up of nine pillars — three for each type Read More …

UNODC: Synthetic Drugs in East and Southeast Asia – Latest developments and challenges

East and Southeast Asia’s drug market has been marked by a decade of growth in the production and trafficking of synthetic drugs, particularly methamphetamine – a trend that continues. The region has also experienced an expansion in the production and Read More …

US Army all hazards command participates in Exercise Freedom Shield in South Korea

SEOUL – The U.S. military’s premier all hazards command deployed for Exercise Freedom Shield in South Korea, March 13 – 23. American Soldiers and U.S. Army civilians from the 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives (CBRNE) Command trained with Eighth Read More …