October 02, 2022

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Scott LaFoy

Scott LaFoy is a researcher focusing in satellite imagery in Washington, D.C. He is co-editor with Yong Kwon at the Rice & Iron Blog (http://nkfood.wordpress.com/), focusing his research in energy security and military/political affairs on the Korean Peninsula, with an emphasis on primary and declassified intelligence documentation and satellite imagery.

More articles by 'Scott LaFoy'

The accuracy – or lack of – of North Korea’s missiles
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The accuracy – or lack of – of North Korea’s missiles

Weapons such as the North's are more useful as instruments of terror than of precision

The accuracy – or lack of – of North Korea’s missiles
Scott LaFoy
Scott LaFoy June 2, 2016
The accuracy – or lack of – of North Korea’s missiles

The accuracy – or lack of – of North Korea’s missiles

Weapons such as the North's are more useful as instruments of terror than of precision

The accuracy – or lack of – of North Korea’s missiles
Scott LaFoy
Scott LaFoy June 2, 2016
North Korea’s inaccurate yet useful converted S-75 missiles
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North Korea’s inaccurate yet useful converted S-75 missiles

Aging anti-air systems can be repurposed as offensive weapons against civilians, missile defenses

North Korea’s inaccurate yet useful converted S-75 missiles
Scott LaFoy
Scott LaFoy May 25, 2016
Organization of North Korea’s ballistic missiles
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Organization of North Korea’s ballistic missiles

DPRK’s Strategic Force an opaque but vital part of the Korean People’s Army

Organization of North Korea’s ballistic missiles
Scott LaFoy
Scott LaFoy May 16, 2016
How North Korea would use ballistic missiles
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How North Korea would use ballistic missiles

DPRK’s arsenal of long-range missiles mainly for targeting civilians, not attacking military targets

How North Korea would use ballistic missiles
Scott LaFoy
Scott LaFoy May 5, 2016
S.Korea makes shaky claims on North Korea’s satellite launch
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S.Korea makes shaky claims on North Korea’s satellite launch

Recent claims made by military experts in South Korea pull too much data from one fairing

S.Korea makes shaky claims on North Korea’s satellite launch
Scott LaFoy
Scott LaFoy April 29, 2016
S.Korea makes shaky claims on North Korea’s satellite launch

S.Korea makes shaky claims on North Korea’s satellite launch

Recent claims made by military experts in South Korea pull too much data from one fairing

S.Korea makes shaky claims on North Korea’s satellite launch
Scott LaFoy
Scott LaFoy April 29, 2016
North Korea’s potential nuclear delivery systems

North Korea’s potential nuclear delivery systems

What weapons does North Korea have which could potentially deliver a nuclear strike?

North Korea’s potential nuclear delivery systems
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi | Scott LaFoy February 21, 2016
Houthis may have fired North Korean missiles – South Korean intelligence

Houthis may have fired North Korean missiles – South Korean intelligence

Reports of Hwasong missiles being used in Yemen unverified, difficult to confirm

Houthis may have fired North Korean missiles – South Korean intelligence
Scott LaFoy
Scott LaFoy July 31, 2015
Frigate pictures suggest significant DPRK naval upgrade

Frigate pictures suggest significant DPRK naval upgrade

Full capabilities remain unknown, but new missiles could present headache for U.S. and allies

Frigate pictures suggest significant DPRK naval upgrade
Scott LaFoy
Scott LaFoy June 26, 2014