There are many things to love about the Korean Air SkyPass program, which is transfer partners with Chase Ultimate Rewards, meaning the points can easily be earned with cards like the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card and Ink Business Preferred?...Show More Summary
Singapore Airlines has changed the path of its Seoul-Los Angeles flights after a recent North Korean missile test. It joins a growing group of airlines who have re-routed planes because of Pyongyang’s more frequent launches. They include Lufthansa and Air France, who now avoid the North’s airspace. North Korea does not announce its tests beforehand […]
CHAMP microwave pulse can disable electronics, but “frying” ICBMs is a long shot.
The US and South Korea's annual air drills — known as Vigilant Ace — are underway in the Korean Peninsula. This week will see 230 warplanes, from both the US and South Korean Air Forces, fly over eight US and South Korean military bases. The...Show More Summary
This sounds nifty. We evidently have an experimental microwave missile that we can use against North Korea to disable their nukes. Interesting. In case of a war, the Air Force
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea and the United States launched large-scale joint aerial drills on Monday, officials said, a week after North Korea said it had tested its most advanced missile as part of a weapons programme that has raised global tensions.
North Korean low altitude air defenses are also fairly robust—even if the systems that Pyongyang fields are dated. “At low altitudes, they have huge numbers of license produced and indigenous MANPADs [man-portable air defenses] and 23-57mm anti-aircraft artillery—many thousands of pieces,” Kashin said. North Korea also has a large but nearly completely obsolete air force.
Dave Majumdar Security, Asia A timely question. North Korean low altitude air defenses are also fairly robust—even if the systems that Pyongyang fields are dated. “At low altitudes, they have huge numbers of license produced and indigenous MANPADs [man-portable air defenses] and 23-57mm anti-aircraft artillery—many thousands of pieces,” Kashin said. Show More Summary
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hundreds of aircraft including two dozen stealth jets began training Monday as the United States and South Korea launched a massive combined air force exercise. The war games come a week after North Korea test-fired its most powerful missile ever, an ICBM that may be able to target the eastern seaboard of the United States.
The United States and South Korea went ahead with large-scale joint aerial drills on Monday, a move North Korea had said would push the Korean peninsula to "the brink of nuclear war", ignoring calls from Russia and China to call them off. Show More Summary
The United States and South Korean air forces began their largest ever joint drill Monday, carrying out simulated strikes using 230 aircraft over South Korea. The New York Times reported the drills would include some of the military’s most sophisticated and powerful aircraft such as B1-B lancer...
The crews of at least three commercial airlines reported sighting what is believed to have been the intercontinental ballistic missile fired by North Korea on November 29. The captain of a Korean Air flight approaching South Korea's...Show More Summary
The air forces have begun five days of drills.
Last Wednesday North Korean tested a ballistic missile. When they test missiles they generally don't post NOTAMs for flights to avoid designated air space (and it's not clear that historically they've known where the missiles would go). This...Show More Summary
Two dozen stealth jets from the U.S. Seventh Air Force were taking part in the five-day Vigilant Ace,
The exercises will include simulated strikes on North Korean nuclear and missile testing sites and come a week after the North tested a ballistic missile.
SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States and South Korea went ahead with large-scale joint aerial drills on Monday, a move North Korea had said would push the Korean peninsula to "the brink of nuclear war", ignoring calls from Russia and China to call them off.
My connecting flight in first class from Seoul to Singapore was included in my 95,000 mile award ticket. And while for this flight I wouldn't have Korean's new Kosmo Suites, I'd instead have their older open first class seats, I would have the entire first class cabin to myself. Continue reading Review: Alone in Korean Air First Class, Seoul – Singapore...
North Korea launched its Hwasong-15 ICBM into the waters west of Japan at 3:17 am local time on Wednesday. Barely six minutes later, South Korean artillery, air force, and Navy sprang into action and began firing missiles into the waters...Show More Summary