The American-led United Nations Command has released the much-anticipated footage of the defection of a Korean People's Army (KPA) soldier. The soldier made his move around 3 p.m. local time on November 13. The footage shows how theShow More Summary
In a report by NBC News, an unnamed officer in the North Korean army explained why he and other men of the Korean People’s Army were confident that their country would win a war against the U.S. According to the officer, victory is assured for the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) in any conflict with the U.S. Show More Summary
In a report on the rising tensions between the United States and North Korea, an officer in the Korean People’s Army expressed confidence that his side would prevail in a possible thermonuclear war because President Donald Trump is “mentally ill.” In what should be concerning...
North Korea’s Korean People's Army Air Force (KPAAF)—referred to as the Air and Anti-Air Force Command in South Korean documents—is not in the top ranks of the world’s air forces. The regime’s survival is their survival, and thus the...Show More Summary
TNI Staff Security, Asia It might be old but it has its uses. North Korea’s Korean People's Army Air Force (KPAAF)—referred to as the Air and Anti-Air Force Command in South Korean documents—is not in the top ranks of the world’s air...Show More Summary
North Korea invests heavily in special operations forces to offset its conventional weakness. In 2010 it reported that the Korean People’s Army had 200,000-odd special operations forces tasked to carry out attacks on major South Korean and American facilities in South Korea, as well as assassinations of government officials. Show More Summary
Dave Majumdar Security, Asia 5 weapons, that is. North Korea invests heavily in special operations forces to offset its conventional weakness. In 2010 it reported that the Korean People’s Army had 200,000-odd special operations forces...Show More Summary
Kyle Mizokami Security, What could it do? North Korean artillery will undoubtedly play a very large role in any future conflict. While the Korean People’s Army certainly has a large amount of cannon and rocket artillery, recent experience suggests that it falls short of its actual potential. Show More Summary
(Balkis Press/Sipa USA via AP Images) An undated photo from North Korean News Agency released August 2017 shows Kim Jon Un visiting a Korean People's Army unit in an undisclosed location in North Korea. V iolent rhetoric doesn’t always bring violence itself, but Donald Trump’s presidency is putting that relationship to the test. Show More Summary
Seoul (dpa) – During an inspection of the Strategic Force Command of the Korean People’s Army (KPA), North Korean leader Kim Jong Un heard about and “praised” a plan for “an enveloping fire at Guam,” North Korean state news agency KCNA reported Tuesday. Kim...
North Korea said Tuesday that leader Kim Jong Un was briefed on his military's plans to launch missiles in waters near Guam days after the Korean People's Army announced its … Click to Continue »
By Stratfor – North Korea has released specific details of its plan to strike the US territory of Guam. According to comments attributed to Gen. Kim Rak Gyom, commander of the Strategic Force of the Korean People's Army, the military is drawing up plans...
WarIsBoring Security, Asia This should stop and make you think. In the past I wrote of my defeat at the hands of Supreme Commander of the Korean People’s Army Kim Jong Un and the North Korean People’s Army, and how I lost a nation with...Show More Summary
So much for Rex Tillerson's tepid attempt to de-escalate Trump's "fire and fury" statement. Moments ago, the state run-KCNA news agency issued a statement in which it cited a commander of the Korean People's Army according to whom President...Show More Summary
Korean People's Army statement comes just hours after Trump said any threat to the US would be met with 'fire and fury'.
Korean People's Army said that the U.S. should "immediately stop its reckless military provocation"
The Korean People’s Army (KPA) of North Korea gathered in Pyongyang for an oath-taking ceremony Tuesday, pledging their readiness to fight and win any battle to protect their homeland. The ceremony saw the presence of officers and cadets of the Army, the Navy and the Air and Anti-Air Force, the...
Kyle Mizokami Security, Asia Think chemical weapons. In recent years, North Korea’s chemical weapons have taken a backseat to her nuclear weapons. They are, however, no less dangerous. The deterioration of the Korean People’s Army (KPA) makes them more essential to victory than ever before. Show More Summary
Warfare History Network Security, Asia The engagement at Obong-Ni ridge dispelled any doubt of the Pershing tank’s effectiveness. The North Korean People’s Army (NKPA) had almost everything going its way during the earliest Korean War battles. Show More Summary
Kyle Mizokami Security, Asia A big threat or big nothing? For decades, North Korea has maintained strong armored forces as part of the Korean People’s Army (KPA), with thousands of tanks today in service. North Korean tanks and mechanized...Show More Summary