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  • 24 August 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    North Korea carried out a successful ballistic missile firing test near one of its submarine bases on Wednesday, South Korean military officials said. The test came after the U.S. and South Korea started military drills two days ago, much to the disliking of North Korea which condemned the exercises. The US Strategic Command said it […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Authorities

    Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose recently documented a North Korean ship carrying out an illegal ship-to-ship fuel transfer in the East China Sea. Working alongside Japanese partners on March 2, the British frigate spotted the North Korean-flagged tanker Saebyol, which was transmitting on ship tracking systems as a fishing boat, alongside a vessel of unknown […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy officials said the North Koreans lost contact with one of its submarines which is now presumed to be sunk. The U.S. intelligence units observed North Korean vessels search for the submarine over a period of several days, CNN reported. The reports come in the wake of one of major South Korea – U.S. Navy exercises, Ssang Yong 2016 and the […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Authorities

    South Korean navy has sent one of its Aegis-equipped destroyers to detect a possible long-range rocket launch from North Korea. According to Yonhap, government sources have confirmed that the ship has been given the task of detecting an indicated rocket launch from North Korea. North Korea might fire a rocket in the next weeks to mark the 70th […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Authorities

    Contrary to an official U.S. Navy statement from ten days ago, the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier strike group was not headed to waters off North Korea, officials and U.S. Navy photos have revealed. The U.S. Pacific Command announced on Saturday, April 9, that the carrier strike group was being redirected to sail north from […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Authorities

    Australia will deploy a P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft to Japan next week to conduct maritime surveillance in support of North Korea sanctions, the Australian defense minister has announced. The MPA will support the international effort to enforce United Nations Security Council resolutions on North Korea. An Australian Poseidon aircraft performed the same task in […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Authorities

    The Australian government is sending Anzac-class frigate HMAS Parramatta to the Korean Peninsula where it will support an operation to enforce UN Security Council sanctions imposed against North Korea. HMAS Parramatta’s sanctions enforcement mission will be part of a broader East Asian deployment. The frigate is currently on an East Asia tour with frigate HMAS […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Authorities

    The UK defense ministry confirmed on Wednesday it is sending amphibious transport dock HMS Albion to North East Asia to support UN sanctions against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). Albion set sail from the Devonport Naval Base in February this year and was initially scheduled to spend five months in the Mediterranean Sea as […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Authorities

    The commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific ordered the U.S. Navy’s Carl Vinson carrier strike group to change course and head towards the Korean Peninsula in response to North Korea’s advancing weapons tests. The change of direction was announced on Saturday by the U.S. Pacific Command after the ships set sail from Singapore. The group is composed […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    USS Michigan (SSGN 727), a U.S. Navy guided missile submarine, arrived at Busan, South Korea on April 25. Michigan’s arrival to South Korea was seen as a show of force to North Korea which was celebrating 85 years of the founding of its military. The port visit is also likely to provoke a reaction from North […]

  • 23 April 2017
    Authorities

    A U.S. Navy pilot flying from the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier crashed while attempting to land during routine flight operations in the Celebs Sea. The pilot ejected and was quickly recovered by an embarked helicopter. The navy said the incident, which took place April 21, was under investigation, adding that the crash occurred as the […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Training & Education

    South Korean and American troops began naval exercises on Monday off the east coast of the Korean peninsula,  according to BBC.com The drills come after North Korea said it was planning to carry out its third test of a nuclear device, thus rising nuclear tensions within the region. The North Korea has criticised the drills […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Authorities

    US Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf pulled into Sasebo, Japan, earlier this month after supporting the enforcement of United Nations Security Council Resolutions (UNSCR) sanctions on North Korea. Bertholf was tasked with preventing illicit ship-to-ship transfers that violate North Korea sanctions. The patrol is a part of the United States’ ongoing contribution to international efforts in […]

  • 25 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Visiting Pacific Fleet (PF), DPRK Navy’s East Sea Fleet Commander Rear Admiral Kim Min-Sik on Oct 21 boarded large ASW ship Marshal Shaposhnikov. In accordance with tradition, the high-ranking guest was met by honor guard on the pier. Representatives of PF command accompanying the North Korean admiral acquainted him with the ship’s armament, history […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Authorities

    The Australian defense ministry is deploying a P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft to Japan, from where it will conduct maritime surveillance operations in support of United Nations Security Council sanctions against North Korea. The aircraft’s mission will be to help monitor and deter ship‑to-ship transfers of sanctioned goods. As part of its current deployment to […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Authorities

    Japan Maritime Self Defense Force ships might join the U.S. Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson for naval drills as the group of ships centered around the aircraft carrier heads for the Korean Peninsula. Japan would dispatch its destroyers when the U.S. ships enter the East China Sea, Reuters reported military sources as saying. The […]

  • 19 September 2011
    Training & Education

      North Korea has started submarine exercises earlier than usual this year and South Korea and the US are drawing up a plan to hit back at any… (channelnewsasia) [mappress] Source: channelnewsasia, September 19, 2011;

  • 23 August 2011
    Authorities

      Commander of Russia’s Eastern Military District Konstantin Sidenko left for North Korea (DPRK) on Aug 22 to discuss development of military and naval cooperation with local military authorities, said a spokesman for Russian defense ministry. “The visit program includes meetings with North Korea’s military officials and consultations related to resumption and further development of […]

  • 3 September 2019
    Authorities

    A frigate was expected to participate in the operation later this year.

  • 7 September 2018
    Authorities

    Australia and New Zealand are deploying three aircraft to Japan to conduct maritime surveillance in support of the international effort to enforce United Nations Security Council resolutions on North Korea. Australia will deploy two AP-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft, while New Zealand will send its P-3K2 maritime patrol aircraft. As explained by the Australian defense minister, […]

  • 28 March 2011
    Authorities

      A year after an explosion ripped apart the 1,200-ton Cheonan warship, killing 46 sailors and horrifying Seoul and its allies, the sinking st… (sudanvisiondaily) [mappress] Source: sudanvisiondaily,March 28, 2011; A year after an explosion ripped apart the 1,200-ton Cheonan warship, killing 46 sailors and horrifying Seoul and its allies, the sinking still enrages and […]

  • 16 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Joint Russian-North Korean military exercise may be held in 2012, said Lt. Col. Igor Muginov, press secretary of Eastern Military District Commander on Monday. According to him, prospects of holding joint Russian-North Korean humanitarian exercise in 2012 were discussed by Eastern Military District Commander Admiral Konstantin Sidenko and representatives of Korean People’s Army at […]

  • 16 March 2012
    Authorities

    South Korean military warns about the need to increase vigilance and preparedness for adequate response to potential North Korea’s military provocations at sea. South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff ordered national navy to be ready for immediate and powerful all-arms retaliation for North Korean Navy’s provocations. South Korean military concerns that DPRK naval forces will […]

  • 18 February 2011
    Industry news

    A 33m-long submarine is being assembled at a munitions factory in Chongjin, North Hamkyung Province, a source has revealed… By Im Jeong Jin (dailynk) [mappress] Source: dailynk , February 18, 2011; 

  • 6 September 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Australia is hosting a maritime-focused exercise as part of international efforts to stop the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction in the wake of most recent nuclear tests conducted by North Korea. Taking place in Cairns, Queensland from September 6-9, exercise Pacific Protector is one part of the Proliferation Security Initiative, which is an effort by […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Training & Education

    In this week South Korean armed forces are about to conduct large-scale naval maneuvers in the Yellow Sea next to the North Korea’s border, reported the national Joint Chiefs of Staff on Nov 22. The exercise will be associated with events happened one year ago when DPRK coastal artillery cannonaded boundary Yeonpueong Island and caused […]

  • 22 March 2011

      The South Korean military is doing its best to avoid being ambushed by North Korea again after it sank the Navy corvette Cheonan last year… (chosun) [mappress] Source: chosun, March 22, 2011;

  • 7 December 2012

    The U.S. Navy is sending  warships the USS Benfold and the USS Fitzgerald to monitor an upcoming North Korean launch of a long-range ballistic missile, reports CNN citing the U.S. DoD Officials. Both warships are moving into positions although the Navy declined to give their exact location. The U.S. Navy officials said that is possible […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy now has two aircraft carriers operating near the Korean Peninsula and they are joined by ships from the Japan Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF). Photos released by the U.S. Navy’ 7th Fleet show carrier strike groups centered around aircraft carriers USS Ronald Reagan and USS Carl Vinson operating together with JMSDF ships in […]