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Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

At major military meeting, Kim Jong Un urges army to step up political education

At major military meeting, Kim Jong Un urges army to step up political education

Current situation requires KPA to be stronger than ever, DPRK leader says

At major military meeting, Kim Jong Un urges army to step up political education
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji March 27, 2019
U.S. conducts “critical” missile defense test of GMD system

U.S. conducts “critical” missile defense test of GMD system

System designed to intercept long-range threats from North Korea and Iran

U.S. conducts “critical” missile defense test of GMD system
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 25, 2019
South Korean military to review plans for post-unification redeployment: MND

South Korean military to review plans for post-unification redeployment: MND

Research intended to prepare for future "changes in the security situation"

South Korean military to review plans for post-unification redeployment: MND
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji March 14, 2019
South Korea to push for “sustainable” relations with North, more summits: MOU

South Korea to push for “sustainable” relations with North, more summits: MOU

Vice unification minister pledges to increase "close communication" between the two leaders in 2019

South Korea to push for “sustainable” relations with North, more summits: MOU
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji March 12, 2019
North Korea condemns scaled back ROK-U.S. military drills

North Korea condemns scaled back ROK-U.S. military drills

KCNA called the smaller scale exercises an "open challenge" to peace on the Korean Peninsula

North Korea condemns scaled back ROK-U.S. military drills
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 7, 2019
North Korea makes progress on construction near Satellite Control Center: imagery
NK PRO

North Korea makes progress on construction near Satellite Control Center: imagery

Purpose of National Aerospace Development Administration-linked complex still unclear

North Korea makes progress on construction near Satellite Control Center: imagery
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko March 6, 2019
Two Koreas miss key deadline for pilot joint remains recovery operation: MND

Two Koreas miss key deadline for pilot joint remains recovery operation: MND

UN also yet to grant sanctions exemptions allowing video reunions of separated families, Seoul says

Two Koreas miss key deadline for pilot joint remains recovery operation: MND
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji March 4, 2019
South Korea, U.S. to end annual Key Resolve and Foal Eagle military drills

South Korea, U.S. to end annual Key Resolve and Foal Eagle military drills

Move intended to support diplomacy with North Korea, Seoul's defense ministry says

South Korea, U.S. to end annual Key Resolve and Foal Eagle military drills
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji March 2, 2019
Kim Jong Un vows to boost economic, military exchanges with Vietnam: KCNA

Kim Jong Un vows to boost economic, military exchanges with Vietnam: KCNA

DPRK leader has also invited Vietnamese leader to Pyongyang, President’s office says

Kim Jong Un vows to boost economic, military exchanges with Vietnam: KCNA
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko March 1, 2019
Defectors to educate South Korean soldiers on North Korean military, life

Defectors to educate South Korean soldiers on North Korean military, life

Escapees also tasked with teaching troops about "positive effects" of unification

Defectors to educate South Korean soldiers on North Korean military, life
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji February 15, 2019