March 27, 2023

Suspected N. Korean drone took photos of THAAD deployment site: ROK army

Drone was found on June 9 near DMZ, South Korea says

A suspected North Korean small unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) made a reconnaissance flight over the deployment site of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery, the South Korean military told media on Tuesday.

The South confirmed that the drone, which was discovered by local residents on June 9, took photos of the Seongju County area in North Gyeongsang Province, where the U.S.-made THAAD system is deployed.