September 30, 2020

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Joost Oliemans

Joost Oliemans is a specialist focused on DPRK military capabilities. He co-authors the Oryx blog.

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In aid of Juche: how Cuban anti-submarine helicopters ended up in North Korea

The DPRK attempted to rectify its rudimentary ASW capabilities by dealing with Havana in the early 2000s

Satellite imagery shows test range built for new N.Korean armor

Recently completed test range highlights sincerity of development of new indigenous tanks, could ind

N.Korea's 'conservative' display contrasts with past WPK celebrations

Massive WPK 70th anniversary parade shows KN-06 SAM, KN-08 IRBM and 300mm MRL in apparent working condition

Joost Oliemans | Stijn Mitzer October 10, 2015

North Korea and Libya: friendship through artillery

As war tears through Libya products of old bond with N. Korea continue to appear

Joost Oliemans | Stijn Mitzer January 5, 2015

KPA Navy flag ship undergoing radical modernization

Najin-class frigate part of major modernization program, may present credible threat to ROK navy

Joost Oliemans | Stijn Mitzer December 15, 2014

Why some North Korean soldiers have shiny, chrome-plated arms

Ceremonial weapons shed light on military culture arisen from decades of Songun

Joost Oliemans | Stijn Mitzer September 23, 2014

North Korea and Ethiopia, brothers in arms

Ethiopia continues to operate systems designed and produced by DPRK

Joost Oliemans | Stijn Mitzer September 4, 2014