September 30, 2020

Tag: Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

Full text: North Korea explains why it shot and killed a South Korean official

NK Pro translated the full note sent to South Korea by North Korea’s United Front Department

NK Pro September 25, 2020

North Korea renovates key missile launcher factory ahead of big military parade

Renovations at March 16 Factory accelerated in summer 2020, spurred by Kim Jong Un’s visit a year earlier

Colin Zwirko September 22, 2020

North Korea mysteriously airs and then deletes rare footage of an old SLBM test

The footage is not related to Pyongyang’s newest SLBM developments, but its prompt cover-up raises questions

Colin Zwirko September 16, 2020

October surprise? What to expect from North Korea ahead of the 2020 US election

Precedent suggests that Pyongyang is likely to take wait-and-see posture and act later

Chad O'Carroll September 15, 2020

How South Korea’s entry into the Indo Pacific initiative will impact North Korea

The initiative will help Seoul deal with Pyongyang, no matter what — and it could help keep Chinese influence at bay

Jonathan R. Corrado September 14, 2020

North Korea’s nuclear program carries on, but it’s getting even harder to track

The new International Atomic Energy Agency report is shedding light on North Korea's recent nuclear activities

Ankit Panda September 7, 2020

The pros and cons of South Korea’s new, high-tech missile defense plans

Seoul rolled out an ambitious, five-year defense plan against the North with a domestic version of Israel's Iron Dome

Ankit Panda August 14, 2020

‘A gift and a curse’: What South Korea’s $253 billion defense plan really means

The new, high-budget plan for 2021 - 2025 puts a big focus on interceptors meant to thwart North Korean missiles

Chun In-bum August 12, 2020

Why heavy rain and border water pose a chronic political risk for South Korea

North Korean dams have the power to release rainwater during monsoons, which can cause significant hurt to the South

Christopher Green August 11, 2020

North Korea expanding military training complex ahead of major parade

Satellite imagery shows large-scale construction on new buildings ahead of the WPK's 75th anniversary parade

Colin Zwirko August 10, 2020
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