September 26, 2022

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

North Korea’s SLBM test: A Huge step forward
NK PRO

North Korea’s SLBM test: A Huge step forward

North Korea's ballistic missile programme has developed significantly throughout 2016

North Korea’s SLBM test: A Huge step forward
Tal Inbar
Tal Inbar August 29, 2016
Resurgent imports of North Korean coal point to China’s diminishing appetite for UN sanctions
NK PRO

Resurgent imports of North Korean coal point to China’s diminishing appetite for UN sanctions

Beijing may be going easy on Pyongyang to punish South Korea and US for THAAD

Resurgent imports of North Korean coal point to China’s diminishing appetite for UN sanctions
Clive Parker
Clive Parker August 19, 2016
Trump deserves credit for talking about S. Korea troop deployment: Bandow

Trump deserves credit for talking about S. Korea troop deployment: Bandow

As Trump nears election, Doug Bandow of CATO reflects on issue of U.S. troop deployments in Korea

Trump deserves credit for talking about S. Korea troop deployment: Bandow
Rob York
Rob York August 18, 2016
Remarkable achievements: North Korean missile programs are far from bluff
NK PRO

Remarkable achievements: North Korean missile programs are far from bluff

Within less than one year, the North Koreans have advertised the testing of almost every kind of advanced rocketry

Remarkable achievements: North Korean missile programs are far from bluff
Uzi Rubin
Uzi Rubin August 11, 2016
Chinese defense company opened subsidiary North Korea office in 2011
NK PRO

Chinese defense company opened subsidiary North Korea office in 2011

Beijing Changfeng is foreign business arm of Chinese aerospace and defense company

Chinese defense company opened subsidiary North Korea office in 2011
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne August 4, 2016
All seeing but unseen: life as a U.S. military interpreter in South Korea

All seeing but unseen: life as a U.S. military interpreter in South Korea

Former army interpreter was one of the few to visit 2015 land mine incident site

All seeing but unseen: life as a U.S. military interpreter in South Korea
JH Ahn
JH Ahn August 4, 2016
July leadership activity in N.Korea balanced between economic, military issues
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July leadership activity in N.Korea balanced between economic, military issues

Economics, military affairs, diplomacy on Kim’s agenda after creation of SAC, new title

July leadership activity in N.Korea balanced between economic, military issues
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi August 3, 2016
A Trump presidency and North Korea: Three potential outcomes

A Trump presidency and North Korea: Three potential outcomes

Continuation of status quo, or ROK paying more for troops, appear possible outcomes

A Trump presidency and North Korea: Three potential outcomes
Peter Ward
Peter Ward August 3, 2016
Rotary cannons transport spotted in northern DPRK, photos show
NK PRO

Rotary cannons transport spotted in northern DPRK, photos show

Military experts suggest pictures show indigenous 14.5 mm rotary cannon

Rotary cannons transport spotted in northern DPRK, photos show
JH Ahn
JH Ahn July 27, 2016
Despite Trump’s claims, U.S. troops in the region have value

Despite Trump’s claims, U.S. troops in the region have value

Republican nominee's proposals show little understanding of wider security situation in Asia

Despite Trump’s claims, U.S. troops in the region have value
Donald Kirk
Donald Kirk July 25, 2016