live-fire drill

South Korea holds island live-fire drill, ignores Japan protest

The South Korean navy held a rare live-fire drill near a set of disputed islands on Friday, brushing off angry protests from co-claimant Japan, which called the exercises "deplorable".

Jun 20, 2014, 08:42 AM IST

North Korea halts live-fire drill near border

North Korea halted its live-fire drill just 10 minutes after starting it Tuesday.

Apr 29, 2014, 18:06 PM IST

North Korea starts firing drills near disputed inter-Korean sea border: Military

North Korea has started firing drills near a disputed sea border with North Korea, South Korea`s military said on Tuesday, after it notified the South earlier of two areas near populated islands where it would conduct the exercise.

Apr 29, 2014, 11:00 AM IST

Taiwan stages live-fire drill in contested Spratlys

Taiwan`s coastguards said today that Taipei had staged a live-fire drill within a hotly-contested island chain in the South China Sea, in a move that risks stoking regional tensions.

Apr 22, 2013, 16:13 PM IST

North Korea raises alert for live-fire drill

South Korea said the drill, the second of its kind in the area this year, was routine and had passed without incident.

Feb 20, 2012, 22:41 PM IST

Seoul to stage live-fire drill near North Korea border

South Korea was to stage
live-fire artillery exercises on two islands near the tense
border with North Korea, including one hit by a deadly barrage
from the North last November.

May 03, 2011, 12:03 PM IST

S Korea readies military drill near tense border

S Korea prepared for a live-fire drill near the tense North Korean border.

Dec 22, 2010, 10:40 AM IST