January 28, 2023
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Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

Kim Yo Jong says US putting Europe in danger by providing tanks to Ukraine
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Kim Yo Jong says US putting Europe in danger by providing tanks to Ukraine

Statement by North Korean leader’s sister comes week after White House presented evidence of DPRK arms sales to Russia

Kim Yo Jong says US putting Europe in danger by providing tanks to Ukraine
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim January 28, 2023
Japan launches intelligence satellite to monitor North Korean military activity
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Japan launches intelligence satellite to monitor North Korean military activity

Tokyo seeks to operate network of 10 satellites by 2028 to boost security against DPRK missiles and natural disasters

Japan launches intelligence satellite to monitor North Korean military activity
Shreyas ReddyShreyas Reddy January 27, 2023
Communication failure derailed response to North Korean drones, JCS finds
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Communication failure derailed response to North Korean drones, JCS finds

Joint Chiefs of Staff says personnel misjudged seriousness of threat and did not promptly alert other units of intrusion

Communication failure derailed response to North Korean drones, JCS finds
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim January 26, 2023
US-ROK forces carry out anti-nuclear weapon drills near North Korean border
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US-ROK forces carry out anti-nuclear weapon drills near North Korean border

Allies’ ‘sub-terranean training’ seeks to boost combined combat readiness and operations, US military says

US-ROK forces carry out anti-nuclear weapon drills near North Korean border
Shreyas ReddyShreyas Reddy January 26, 2023
North Korea pushes ahead with military parade training despite virus lockdown
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North Korea pushes ahead with military parade training despite virus lockdown

Satellite imagery also suggests jets have joined preparations for parade scheduled for Feb. 8

North Korea pushes ahead with military parade training despite virus lockdown
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko January 26, 2023
UN Command says both Koreas violated armistice with drone intrusions
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UN Command says both Koreas violated armistice with drone intrusions

Finding comes after North Korea flew 5 drones into ROK territory last month and South sent a drone over border in reply

UN Command says both Koreas violated armistice with drone intrusions
Shreyas ReddyShreyas Reddy January 26, 2023
Japan wants stronger defenses against North Korea, but will citizens pay for it?
Analysis

Japan wants stronger defenses against North Korea, but will citizens pay for it?

Despite wide support for new security plans, public resistance to new taxes threatens to leave them dead in the water

Japan wants stronger defenses against North Korea, but will citizens pay for it?
Justin YeoJustin Yeo January 23, 2023
North Korean military parade to celebrate Feb. 8 army anniversary: Imagery
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North Korean military parade to celebrate Feb. 8 army anniversary: Imagery

Marchers form numbers ‘75’ and ‘2.8’ during training, appearing to confirm event on army anniversary

North Korean military parade to celebrate Feb. 8 army anniversary: Imagery
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko January 23, 2023
North Korean civilians start military parade training, imagery shows
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North Korean civilians start military parade training, imagery shows

Timing of formation practice in Kim Il Sung Square on Saturday suggests parade only weeks away

North Korean civilians start military parade training, imagery shows
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko January 21, 2023
New photos show North Korea sent weapons to Russian paramilitary group: US
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New photos show North Korea sent weapons to Russian paramilitary group: US

Images appears to show rail shipment from North Korea to Russia late last year, but content of containers unclear

New photos show North Korea sent weapons to Russian paramilitary group: US
Ethan JewellEthan Jewell January 21, 2023
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