April 13, 2024

Aviation

Information related to aviation in and around the DPRK

North Korea’s big year ahead: From new missiles to a nuke test and more
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North Korea’s big year ahead: From new missiles to a nuke test and more

In the first of a two-part series, NK Pro journalists give their predictions about what to expect from the DPRK in 2023

North Korea’s big year ahead: From new missiles to a nuke test and more
NK Pro
NK Pro January 5, 2023
Explainer: How North Korea is developing drones into weapons of war

Explainer: How North Korea is developing drones into weapons of war

Experts say adaptability of unmanned aerial systems provides multiple ways for DPRK to challenge South Korean defenses

Explainer: How North Korea is developing drones into weapons of war
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy December 29, 2022
North Korea’s new space research and testing center nearly complete: Analysis
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North Korea’s new space research and testing center nearly complete: Analysis

Center could help launch military reconnaissance satellite next year as Kim Jong Un pours resources into space program

North Korea’s new space research and testing center nearly complete: Analysis
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko December 26, 2022
South Korea scrambles aircraft after likely North Korean drones cross border

South Korea scrambles aircraft after likely North Korean drones cross border

Military says it fired warning shots against intrusion, while local media report one ROK jet crashed while responding

South Korea scrambles aircraft after likely North Korean drones cross border
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim | Shreyas Reddy December 26, 2022
North Korean mega resort to host international marathon next year: Promoter

North Korean mega resort to host international marathon next year: Promoter

Tokyo organizer claims DPRK approved course around Wonsan-Kalma resort, but event likely depends on COVID policies

North Korean mega resort to host international marathon next year: Promoter
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko December 23, 2022
US bomber joins joint air drills with ROK to deter North Korean threats: Seoul

US bomber joins joint air drills with ROK to deter North Korean threats: Seoul

Deployment of B-52H and F-22s in line with US pledge to deploy ‘strategic assets’ to peninsula, defense ministry says

US bomber joins joint air drills with ROK to deter North Korean threats: Seoul
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy December 20, 2022
US launches new Space Force unit to deter ‘existential’ North Korean threat

US launches new Space Force unit to deter ‘existential’ North Korean threat

Pyongyang likely paying close attention to new US defense mechanism in South Korea, expert says

US launches new Space Force unit to deter ‘existential’ North Korean threat
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy December 15, 2022
10 years after pivotal launch, North Korea’s space odyssey is just beginning

10 years after pivotal launch, North Korea’s space odyssey is just beginning

DPRK’s space program is linked to military and could focus more on cyber and electronic warfare in future, experts say

10 years after pivotal launch, North Korea’s space odyssey is just beginning
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy December 15, 2022
North Korea slams Japan’s next-gen fighters as part of ‘re-invasion’ agenda

North Korea slams Japan’s next-gen fighters as part of ‘re-invasion’ agenda

Commentary condemns Japan’s increase in defense spending as move to realize ‘overseas expansion ambitions’

North Korea slams Japan’s next-gen fighters as part of ‘re-invasion’ agenda
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy December 2, 2022
Kim Jong Un shrugs off need for ‘cutting-edge jets’ during air force celebration

Kim Jong Un shrugs off need for ‘cutting-edge jets’ during air force celebration

North Korean leader meets and promotes pilots who flew in ‘unprecedented’ drills involving ‘500 planes’ last month

Kim Jong Un shrugs off need for ‘cutting-edge jets’ during air force celebration
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko December 1, 2022
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