February 29, 2024

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

Into the future: Where North Korea might be by the year 2040

Into the future: Where North Korea might be by the year 2040

Trends suggest the DPRK will have a sophisticated and reliable nuclear deterrent by 2040. What will be the consequences?

Into the future: Where North Korea might be by the year 2040
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll February 18, 2020
What’s next? Where North Korea’s missile testing goes from here

What’s next? Where North Korea’s missile testing goes from here

Experts weigh in on progress made in 2019 — and how Pyongyang's weapons systems will likely evolve in the coming year

What’s next? Where North Korea’s missile testing goes from here
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim February 17, 2020
North Korea making strides in satellite manufacturing and testing: state media

North Korea making strides in satellite manufacturing and testing: state media

State outlet Naenara boasts Korea Space Association’s recent space science developments

North Korea making strides in satellite manufacturing and testing: state media
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko February 14, 2020
It’s the security guarantees, stupid – NKNews Podcast Ep.114
Podcast

It’s the security guarantees, stupid – NKNews Podcast Ep.114

Retired Lt. Gen. Robert G. Gard, Jr. discusses his experiences of the Korean War and failures in U.S.-DPRK diplomacy

It’s the security guarantees, stupid – NKNews Podcast Ep.114
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot February 11, 2020
North Korea in January 2020: a month in review and what’s ahead
NK PRO

North Korea in January 2020: a month in review and what’s ahead

NK Pro has conducted an in-depth analytic review of news on the peninsula for the period between January 1 and 31

North Korea in January 2020: a month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro February 3, 2020
U.S. ready to respond to possible “late Christmas gift” from North Korea: DOD

U.S. ready to respond to possible “late Christmas gift” from North Korea: DOD

Defense department official insists U.S. still seeking "diplomatic solution" to DPRK issue

U.S. ready to respond to possible “late Christmas gift” from North Korea: DOD
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim January 30, 2020
Czech gov’t foiled North Korean arms smuggling plot, intelligence service says

Czech gov’t foiled North Korean arms smuggling plot, intelligence service says

DPRK diplomat reportedly sought to acquire tank parts and drones, smuggle them through Africa and China

Czech gov’t foiled North Korean arms smuggling plot, intelligence service says
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham January 29, 2020
What to expect at a potential North Korean military parade next month
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What to expect at a potential North Korean military parade next month

A February parade could serve as an opportunity to showcase new missile tech without breaching Trump's "red line"

What to expect at a potential North Korean military parade next month
Ankit Panda
Ankit Panda January 27, 2020
North Korea may be preparing to hold military parade, satellite imagery suggests
NK PRO

North Korea may be preparing to hold military parade, satellite imagery suggests

Soldier formations appear at Mirim Parade Training Facility in Pyongyang ahead of notable February anniversaries

North Korea may be preparing to hold military parade, satellite imagery suggests
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko January 23, 2020
Kim Jong Gwan confirmed as North Korea’s new defense minister: state media

Kim Jong Gwan confirmed as North Korea’s new defense minister: state media

Promotion notable given Kim's background in state construction works, analyst says

Kim Jong Gwan confirmed as North Korea’s new defense minister: state media
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim January 21, 2020