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South Korea to build unit of swarming drones to counter nuclear-armed North

The South Korean army plans to create a combat unit of weaponised drones next year that would be capable of swarming nuclear-armed North Korea in the event of a conflict. The new defence asset has already been nicknamed the “dronebot”, according to South Korean newswire, Yonhap. The army team operating the drones would primarily focus on reconnaissance operations against strategic North Korean military sites, amid growing tensions over Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programme.
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