Washington lifts range and power restrictions on South Korean ballistic missiles

In 1979, Seoul obtained an important technology transfer agreement from the United States for the development of its own ballistic missiles, in order to cope with the rise of North Korea in this field, very supported in this by Beijing and Moscow. This agreement included, however, a clause limiting the range of South Korean missiles to 180 km, and the power of the military charge, conventional of course, to 500 kg of explosive. With the appearance of new North Korean models more efficient and more powerful, and capable of potentially carrying nuclear charges, Washington modified these limitations twice; first time in 1997...

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North Korea presents plethora of new armored vehicles for its 75th anniversary

North Korean armies have always had a reputation for being heavily equipped with severely outdated equipment. And the inventory of its armored fleet, which is based mainly on Soviet and Chinese productions of the 60s and 70s such as the T62 and the BTR-60, helped to perpetuate this perception, even if the North Korean engineers had known how to make the most of it. of these platforms in locally produced modernized versions such as the Pokpung-ho tank derived from the T-62 or the M-2010 armored personnel carrier derived from the BTR-80. But on the occasion of the military parade marking the 75th anniversary of the creation of the People's Republic of North Korea, Pyongyang…

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