May 17, 2022

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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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KPA Navy flag ship undergoing radical modernization

KPA Navy flag ship undergoing radical modernization

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

KPA Navy flag ship undergoing radical modernization
Joost Oliemans
Joost Oliemans | Stijn Mitzer December 15, 2014
N. Korean upgraded tanks still in use in Syrian Civil War
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N. Korean upgraded tanks still in use in Syrian Civil War

Influence, legacy of DPRK weapons industry extends beyond original Syrian government clients

N. Korean upgraded tanks still in use in Syrian Civil War
Joost Oliemans
Joost Oliemans | Stijn Mitzer December 1, 2014
Why some North Korean soldiers have shiny, chrome-plated arms

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

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

Why some North Korean soldiers have shiny, chrome-plated arms
Joost Oliemans
Joost Oliemans | Stijn Mitzer September 23, 2014
North Korea and Ethiopia, brothers in arms

North Korea and Ethiopia, brothers in arms

Ethiopia continues to operate systems designed and produced by DPRK

North Korea and Ethiopia, brothers in arms
Joost Oliemans
Joost Oliemans | Stijn Mitzer September 4, 2014