September 29, 2020

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea


Work on Pyongyang central square continues ahead of military parade, photos show

Renovations to leader's viewing platform and foreign ministry visible in recent photos taken from Kim Il Sung Square

Colin Zwirko July 29, 2020

JCS: Defector likely went past military barrier and swam towards North Korea

South Korean military officials admitted that security operations may have "overlooked" DPRK-bound redefections

Jeongmin Kim July 28, 2020

South Korea wins permission to develop new solid-fuel space rocket

Technology will likely be for civilian use, but development could lead to improved military capabilities

Kelly Kasulis July 28, 2020

Kim Jong Un says those who challenge North Korea's nukes will 'pay dearly'

DPRK leader defends ‘permanent’ nuclear war deterrent at Korean War veterans conference

Colin Zwirko July 27, 2020

Seoul: Defector likely returned North through a drain, may not have COVID-19

Authorities believe that a bag left near the drain likely belongs to a defector surnamed Kim

Jeongmin Kim July 27, 2020

Why North Korea won't admit it started the Korean War, 67 years after armistice

It's the 67th anniversary of the Korean War armistice, but Pyongyang still claims it repelled an invasion from the South

Andrei Lankov July 26, 2020

Prospects unclear for 2020 Trump-Kim summit, South Korean prime minister says

No government-level "signal" from North Korea regarding inter-Korean COVID-19 quarantine cooperation, Chung says

Jeongmin Kim July 22, 2020

Mark Esper: Ignoring DPRK sanctions part of Chinese 'catalog of bad behavior'

Secretary of Defense Mark Esper says he hopes to visit China to discuss sanctions enforcement by the end of 2020

Terrence Matsuo July 21, 2020

SpaceX launches South Korea’s first exclusive military-use satellite

Pyongyang has frequently complained that Seoul’s satellite developments violate agreements and threaten peace

Colin Zwirko July 21, 2020

US-ROK defense ministers discuss joint drills and joint response over COVID-19

North Korea has been condemning joint drills as part of U.S. "hostile policy" against Pyongyang

Jeongmin Kim July 21, 2020
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