April 01, 2020

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

NK PRO

Timeline: from North Korea coronavirus fears to a new bout of missile testing

NK Pro timeline charts key events from March 1 - March 31

NK Pro April 1, 2020

North Korea raises prospect of “payback” on U.S. after Pompeo sanctions remarks

New MFA director for dialogue with U.S. says Secretary of State revealed "scheme" to buy time through Kim-Trump talks

Colin Zwirko March 30, 2020
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North Korea tests "super-large" rocket launcher: what we learned

The incredible testing activity this month by Pyongyang raises questions about what April might bring

Ankit Panda March 30, 2020

North Korea stresses deployment goals in missile test led by defense officials

Kim Jong Un absent from coverage as Academy of Defense Science appeals to fulfill "major weapon production plans"

Colin Zwirko March 29, 2020

COVID-19 situation in North Korea likely "not good," South's Prime Minister says

Pyongyang yet to request inter-Korean cooperation on the issue, Chung Sye-kyun tells reporters in Seoul

Jeongmin Kim March 27, 2020

Why Kim Jong Un likely won't be appointing any new Vice-Marshals any time soon

The North Korean leader has not promoted anyone to the rank since Ri Myong Su in 2016

Fyodor Tertitskiy March 27, 2020

Ten years since Cheonan sinking, Seoul mulls naming new frigate after the ship

South Korean defense minister says ship sank because of "North Korea's ambush provocation"

Jeongmin Kim March 26, 2020

Top North Korean party departments spotlighted in rare visit to soldiers

Following artillery drills last week, Central Committee department cadres convey leader’s thanks, give gifts to soldiers

Colin Zwirko March 26, 2020
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North Korea's two-pronged approach: reading missiles and Kim Yo Jong's statement

Pyongyang made clear its intent to continue weapons development, despite acknowledging Kim-Trump ties

Rachel Minyoung Lee March 22, 2020
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The return of the KN-24: unpacking North Korea's March 21 missile test

Pyongyang's missile ambitions show no signs of abating

Ankit Panda March 22, 2020
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