February 01, 2023

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

Sprawling worker camp appears near North Korea’s military nerve center
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Sprawling worker camp appears near North Korea’s military nerve center

Imagery shows new construction project outside Pyongyang that may be housing for munition workers or greenhouse farm

Sprawling worker camp appears near North Korea’s military nerve center
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko February 1, 2023
A tale of rogue states: Why Myanmar has every reason to pursue North Korean arms

A tale of rogue states: Why Myanmar has every reason to pursue North Korean arms

Two years since coup, experts says Tatmadaw regime could turn again to an old partner and take a page from its playbook

A tale of rogue states: Why Myanmar has every reason to pursue North Korean arms
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy February 1, 2023
Yoon asks US to strengthen deterrence against North Korea to dispel ROK concerns

Yoon asks US to strengthen deterrence against North Korea to dispel ROK concerns

In meeting with Pentagon chief, South Korean president also calls for expanding scale of upcoming joint military drills

Yoon asks US to strengthen deterrence against North Korea to dispel ROK concerns
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim February 1, 2023
Pentagon chief says US-ROK drills will help them see ‘eye to eye’ on North Korea

Pentagon chief says US-ROK drills will help them see ‘eye to eye’ on North Korea

Lloyd Austin stresses US extended deterrence when asked about talk of South Korea developing nuclear weapons

Pentagon chief says US-ROK drills will help them see ‘eye to eye’ on North Korea
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim January 31, 2023
South Korea accidentally fired machine gun toward North Korea, military says

South Korea accidentally fired machine gun toward North Korea, military says

Joint Chiefs of Staff says DPRK has not responded to miscue, though both sides have exchanged gunfire in past

South Korea accidentally fired machine gun toward North Korea, military says
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim January 30, 2023
Pyongyang streets empty but civilians still training for military parade: Images
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Pyongyang streets empty but civilians still training for military parade: Images

Kim Jong Un appears to put millions under lockdown to ensure success of upcoming propaganda event

Pyongyang streets empty but civilians still training for military parade: Images
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko January 29, 2023
Kim Yo Jong says US putting Europe in danger by providing tanks to Ukraine

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 Kim
Jeongmin Kim January 28, 2023
Japan launches intelligence satellite to monitor North Korean military activity

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 Reddy
Shreyas Reddy January 27, 2023
Communication failure derailed response to North Korean drones, JCS finds

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 Kim
Jeongmin Kim January 26, 2023
US-ROK forces carry out anti-nuclear weapon drills near North Korean border

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 Reddy
Shreyas Reddy January 26, 2023
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