February 01, 2023

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

Suspend the U.S.-South Korea joint military exercises for peace

Suspend the U.S.-South Korea joint military exercises for peace

DPRK think tank argues that nuclear deterrent is necessary as long as joint war games are ongoing

Suspend the U.S.-South Korea joint military exercises for peace
Jon Min Dok
Jon Min Dok March 15, 2016
What are the West’s long-term goals for N.Korea?

What are the West’s long-term goals for N.Korea?

If we don’t know what we want – or set realistic goals – we will never get it

What are the West’s long-term goals for N.Korea?
Robert E. McCoy
Robert E. McCoy March 15, 2016
New variant of anti-tank guided weapon tested in North Korea
NK PRO

New variant of anti-tank guided weapon tested in North Korea

New ATGM claimed to have increased penetrating power and accuracy, "longest range" in the world

New variant of anti-tank guided weapon tested in North Korea
Joost Oliemans
Joost Oliemans | Stijn Mitzer March 11, 2016
North Korea: Much more than just bluff and bluster?

North Korea: Much more than just bluff and bluster?

The North’s outlandish nuke threats may be cover for a more limited act of aggression

North Korea: Much more than just bluff and bluster?
Dennis P. Halpin
Dennis P. Halpin March 11, 2016
In February, leadership looks ahead to party congress
NK PRO

In February, leadership looks ahead to party congress

Kim focuses attention of satellite launch, military affairs, lead-up to Seventh Party Congress

In February, leadership looks ahead to party congress
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi March 9, 2016
Test range built for new North Korean armor
NK PRO

Test range built for new North Korean armor

Recently completed test range highlights sincerity of development of new indigenous tanks, could indicate upscale in production

Test range built for new North Korean armor
Satellite imagery shows test range built for new N.Korean armor

Satellite imagery shows test range built for new N.Korean armor

Recently completed test range highlights sincerity of development of new indigenous tanks, could ind

Satellite imagery shows test range built for new N.Korean armor
N.Korea reveals details of 300mm multiple rocket launcher

N.Korea reveals details of 300mm multiple rocket launcher

Weapon may feature guided missiles, long range capability, possible U.S. inspiration

N.Korea reveals details of 300mm multiple rocket launcher
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi March 4, 2016
A 21-year-old with a will: The life of a ROK ranger at the DMZ

A 21-year-old with a will: The life of a ROK ranger at the DMZ

For the elite rangers at the inter-Korean border, if the mines don't get you the cold will

A 21-year-old with a will: The life of a ROK ranger at the DMZ
JH Ahn
JH Ahn March 1, 2016
N.Korea appoints new army chief of staff

N.Korea appoints new army chief of staff

Ri Myong Su an older officer who was prominent during Kim Jong Il’s reign

N.Korea appoints new army chief of staff
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi February 21, 2016