December 08, 2022

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

Two Koreas discuss “substantive” steps towards relieving military tensions

Two Koreas discuss “substantive” steps towards relieving military tensions

Day-long meetings see two sides fail to agree on a joint press statement, however

Two Koreas discuss “substantive” steps towards relieving military tensions
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji July 31, 2018
Two Koreas kick off second general-level military talks this year

Two Koreas kick off second general-level military talks this year

ROK chief delegate pledges to put "utmost efforts" into relieving tensions

Two Koreas kick off second general-level military talks this year
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji July 30, 2018
Japan cites continued N. Korean “threat” in new missile defense system details

Japan cites continued N. Korean “threat” in new missile defense system details

Defense minister Itsunori Onodera says situation "has not changed"

Japan cites continued N. Korean “threat” in new missile defense system details
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko July 30, 2018
DPRK avoids anti-U.S. rhetoric, praises ties with China on armistice anniversary

DPRK avoids anti-U.S. rhetoric, praises ties with China on armistice anniversary

North Korean media casts softer tone in Korean War anniversary coverage

DPRK avoids anti-U.S. rhetoric, praises ties with China on armistice anniversary
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji July 27, 2018
The rocky history of recovering POW/MIA remains from North Korea

The rocky history of recovering POW/MIA remains from North Korea

Efforts to repatriate some 5300 fallen servicemen from the DPRK have been marred by false starts

The rocky history of recovering POW/MIA remains from North Korea
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko July 27, 2018
North Korea returns 55 sets of MIA/POW remains to United Nations Command

North Korea returns 55 sets of MIA/POW remains to United Nations Command

General Vincent Brooks hails "successful mission" following handover at DPRK's Wonsan airport

North Korea returns 55 sets of MIA/POW remains to United Nations Command
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko July 27, 2018
Two Koreas to hold general-level military talks on Tuesday: MND

Two Koreas to hold general-level military talks on Tuesday: MND

Meeting will be second of its kind this year, take place on Southern side of Panmunjom

Two Koreas to hold general-level military talks on Tuesday: MND
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji July 26, 2018
N. Korea, U.S. to mark Armistice anniversary with GI remains transfer: official

N. Korea, U.S. to mark Armistice anniversary with GI remains transfer: official

Repatriation reportedly set to take place at DPRK's Kalma Airport on Friday morning

N. Korea, U.S. to mark Armistice anniversary with GI remains transfer: official
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko July 26, 2018
North Korea “dismantling” the Sohae satellite launch site: what to make of the reports
NK PRO

North Korea “dismantling” the Sohae satellite launch site: what to make of the reports

Overinterpreting Pyongyang's actions and intentions remains perilous

North Korea “dismantling” the Sohae satellite launch site: what to make of the reports
Ankit Panda
Ankit Panda July 24, 2018
Seoul to reduce troops, equipment at DMZ ahead of “full-scale withdrawal”: MND

Seoul to reduce troops, equipment at DMZ ahead of “full-scale withdrawal”: MND

ROK military says it will maintain its "core capabilities" against threat from Pyongyang, however

Seoul to reduce troops, equipment at DMZ ahead of “full-scale withdrawal”: MND
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji July 24, 2018