2/6/2016 - 15:43
(VOVworld) - Secretary of Defense Ash Carter revealed the Pentagon’s plan to buy naval ships, aircraft, and weapons in the next 5 years. The US military budget in 2017 will include money to purchase nine Virginia-class attack submarines and 10 Aegis destroyers over the next five years. The Pentagon will also buy 10 F-35C models for the Navy and 3...
12/25/2015 - 15:48
(VOVworld) – Russia has described the deployment of missile launchers in Romania as part of a US missile defense system as a violation of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF Treaty).
5/28/2015 - 16:56
(VOVworld) – Increasing pressure and sanctions on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to bring Pyongyang back to the negotiating table was the focus of a high-level meeting between the US, Japan, and the Republic of Korea in Seoul on May 27. Given Pyongyang’s recent “provocative acts”, a tough stance by 3 of the 6 countries involved in the 6-party...
2/27/2015 - 18:19
(VOVworld) - South Korea and the US conducted a joint naval drill on Friday ahead of the launch of large-scale military exercises next week that have incensed North Korea.
8/12/2014 - 18:22
(VOVworld) - A Russian convoy of 280 trucks carrying humanitarian aid on Tuesday left Naro-Fominsk town on the outskirt of Moscow to the southwestern border with Ukraine.
5/9/2013 - 18:04
(VOVworld)- Following a rare move to ease tensions on the Korean peninsula by moving its mid-range missiles from the East Coast, Pyongyang on Wednesday continued deploying Scud and Rodong missiles on mobile launch pads along the East Coast heightening international concern. China said it will suspend all financial transactions between the Bank of China and the Trade Bank of North...
4/2/2013 - 16:26
The US Navy has directed the USS Fitzgerald equipped with Aegis rockets to the Southwest coast of South Korea instead of returning to its station in Japan said an authority from the Pentagon.
12/6/2012 - 17:22
(VOVworld) - The Korean Peninsula has become tense since the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea announced the imminent launch of a long-range rocket carrying on earth-observation satellite. With international efforts to resume 6-party nuclear talks stalled, the latest development adds more ill will to the already strained relations between the two Koreas and Washington.
4/10/2012 - 18:07
(VOVworld)- Japan, South Korea and the US have over the past few days strongly reacted to North Korea’s decision to launch an earth observation satellite- the Kwangmyongsong 3 despite assurance that the satellite launch is for peaceful purposes and only commemorates the 100th birth anniversary of the late President Kim Il Sung. As the launch time is nearing, the world’s...
4/8/2012 - 15:10
Three Aegis destroyers of Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force left their bases on Saturday for the East China Sea and the Sea of Japan to cope with North Korea's planned satellite launch widely believed to be a test of a ballistic missile.