January 20, 2020

Military body armor scandal hits South Korea
Report reveals armor's capabilities reduced, could not stop certain North Korean bullets
A report on the Ministry of National Defense’s (MND) military body armor - which was later proven to not be sufficient for stopping North Korean bullets - has opened the door on a corruption scandal in South Korea.The report from the Board of Audit and Inspection issued on Thursday claims the MND gave preferential treatment to a single company, which allowed it to supply “penetrable”