September 29, 2020

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

NK PRO

'Growing scope' of North Korean nuclear weapons shown in unpublished UN report

DPRK activity linked to potential ballistic missile manufacturing and possible R&D on advanced weapons systems

Ankit Panda August 6, 2020

UN: Syria invited at least 800 North Koreans to work in military, construction

Syria allegedly invited hundreds of North Korean migrant workers as the two countries publicly established closer ties

Chad O'Carroll August 6, 2020

How the atomic bombing of Hiroshima shaped North Korea’s fears for decades

North Korea sees the United States’ refusal to apologize as a sign that Washington might use nuclear weapons again

James Fretwell August 5, 2020
NK PRO

Slow but steady progress on North Korean naval base construction, imagery shows

Kim Jong Un visited in 2013, but final stages of construction on the large special operations base have yet to begin

Colin Zwirko August 4, 2020
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Timeline: From multiple Kim Jong Un appearances to defector 'suspected' of COVID

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from July 1 to July 31

NK Pro August 4, 2020

North Korea continuing 'intense' development of ballistic missiles, nukes: UN

U.N. panel report details ongoing sanctions evasion, illicit exports of coal by Pyongyang

Oliver Hotham August 4, 2020

North Korean state media slams South for 'deceitfully' enhancing missile power

North Korea's Meari says that new missile guidelines and an increased military budget go against Seoul's "peace" goals

Jeongmin Kim August 3, 2020
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North Korea in July 2020: a month in review and what's ahead

An analysis of the main developments between July 1 and July 31

NK Pro August 3, 2020

South Korean military admits to several failures after high-profile redefection

Clips recorded by surveillance equipment show that a defector named Kim swam towards the North in the dark

Jeongmin Kim July 31, 2020

North Korea fired anti-ship cruise missile this month: ROK military official

Launch not revealed by South Korea at the time as it was deemed part of "regular" training

Colin Zwirko | Jeongmin Kim July 30, 2020
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