Joost Oliemans is a specialist focused on DPRK military capabilities. He co-authors the Oryx blog.
North Korea’s aging radar network enjoys little attention from international observers – yet it plays a vital role in the inter-Korean military balance
Pyongyang long ago severed ties with much of the world, but legacy lives on in Madagascar
SAM test demonstrates S-300-like air defense capabilities
Type-73 light machine guns likely being shipped from Iran to Houthi rebels in Yemen
New ATGM claimed to have increased penetrating power and accuracy, "longest range" in the world
Recently completed test range highlights sincerity of development of new indigenous tanks, could indicate upscale in production
Unreported exercise conducted in October combined submarines, hovercraft and modern VSV-type craft
Unreported naval event conducted in October combined submarines, hovercraft and modern VSV-type craf
North Korean surface-to-air missile drill includes first known test launch of new mobile system
Massive WPK 70th anniversary parade shows KN-06 SAM, KN-08 IRBM and 300mm MRL in apparent working condition
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