August 16, 2022

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

Up close and personal at the Demilitarized Zone – Ep. 247
Podcast

Up close and personal at the Demilitarized Zone – Ep. 247

NK News team members and former military cross Civilian Control Line to get close to North Korea in central border area

Up close and personal at the Demilitarized Zone – Ep. 247
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News August 2, 2022
US, ROK to practice counterstrikes and ‘repelling’ North Korean attacks: Seoul

US, ROK to practice counterstrikes and ‘repelling’ North Korean attacks: Seoul

Upcoming Ulchi Freedom Shield exercises to be first joint field training on Korean Peninsula since 2018

US, ROK to practice counterstrikes and ‘repelling’ North Korean attacks: Seoul
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim August 1, 2022
North Korean military pursuing ‘coordinated operations’ with China: State media

North Korean military pursuing ‘coordinated operations’ with China: State media

DPRK has used phrase to refer to planning and field work in past, as it says allies defend socialism ‘with arms’

North Korean military pursuing ‘coordinated operations’ with China: State media
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko August 1, 2022
US-ROK defense chiefs agree to expand drills against North Korean threats

US-ROK defense chiefs agree to expand drills against North Korean threats

Two sides also pledge to resume high-level military working group for first time since 2018 'in the near future'

US-ROK defense chiefs agree to expand drills against North Korean threats
Thomas Maresca
Thomas Maresca August 1, 2022
As NATO eyes Asia, where does the China-North Korea relationship stand?
NK PRO

As NATO eyes Asia, where does the China-North Korea relationship stand?

Fractures remain, but longtime allies likely to grow closer as security alliance seeks to expand presence beyond Europe

As NATO eyes Asia, where does the China-North Korea relationship stand?
Edward Howell
Edward Howell July 28, 2022
Kim Jong Un says Koreas at ‘brink of war’ as he boasts of nuclear forces

Kim Jong Un says Koreas at ‘brink of war’ as he boasts of nuclear forces

North Korean leader slams US-ROK military drills, defends ‘routine’ weapons buildup in speech at war anniversary event

Kim Jong Un says Koreas at ‘brink of war’ as he boasts of nuclear forces
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko July 28, 2022
At Panmunjom, North Korea looks more paranoid and isolated than ever before
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At Panmunjom, North Korea looks more paranoid and isolated than ever before

Relics of inter-Korean rapprochement at Joint Security Area also provide stark reminder of failure of peace efforts

At Panmunjom, North Korea looks more paranoid and isolated than ever before
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll July 27, 2022
Elderly North Korean veterans pack stadium for conference despite COVID spread

Elderly North Korean veterans pack stadium for conference despite COVID spread

Participants forgo masks at event to mark end of Korean War, as Pyongyang vows conflict ‘not over’

Elderly North Korean veterans pack stadium for conference despite COVID spread
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko July 27, 2022
Talk is growing about Seoul going nuclear. But experts warn of costs involved.
NK PRO

Talk is growing about Seoul going nuclear. But experts warn of costs involved.

North Korean threats and uncertainty about US are driving debate as South Korea seeks greater control over its defense

Talk is growing about Seoul going nuclear. But experts warn of costs involved.
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll July 26, 2022
Emerging North Korean threats in cyber and outer space – Ep. 246
Podcast

Emerging North Korean threats in cyber and outer space – Ep. 246

Cho Dongyoun talks unmanned aerial vehicles, DPRK battlefield tactics, South Korean defenses and more

Emerging North Korean threats in cyber and outer space – Ep. 246
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News July 26, 2022