Last week, the United States Congressional Research Service (CRS) released a paper detailing US-Japan relations. While covering many aspects including trade and internal politics, security was also a major concern.… Continue reading "Congressional Research Service Assess Cooperation with Japan"
The Republic of Korea’s Army is reportedly seeking to obtain new attack helicopters as quickly as possible. According to the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA), the Defense Minister of Korea,… Continue reading "South Korea Wants to Rapidly Expand Its Helicopter Numbers"
Following a multi-year feud with the Trump administration over cost-sharing, South Korea has reached a deal with the Biden administration which will see the country increase its financial support for… Continue reading "South Korea and US Reach Cost-Sharing Agreement, Conduct Annual Exercises"
With Seoul lying just 35 miles south of Kim Jong Un’s “Hermit Kingdom”, defense is a primary concern for the South Korean government. Thus, even after the end of military… Continue reading "South Korea Implements Relaxation of Mandatory Military Service Policy"
South Korean Ministry of National Defense has ordered four more Patrol Killer Experimental-B (PKX-B) fast attack crafts, alternatively known as the Chamsuri 211-class. The Ministry’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA)… Continue reading "ROK Navy Orders Four Additional PKX-B Patrol Vessels"