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March 9, 2021

N. Korea completes deployment of Kumsong-3 cruise missiles on land and at sea

Daily NK has learned that North Korea has recently completed deployment of its Kumsong-3 cruise missile at sea and on land.  Based on the Russian-made...
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N. Korea moves to further strengthen offensive capabilities on Korean border

Following North Korea’s attempt to show off its long-range artillery and medium- and short-ranged super-large multiple rocket launchers during the military parade on Oct....
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Storm Corps trooper killed in landmine explosion on border with China

A member of North Korea’s Storm Corps was reportedly killed recently in a landmine explosion along the Sino-North Korean border in Yanggang Province. According to...
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Soldiers in Gomdok at the end of their service periods ordered to keep helping...

North Korean military authorities have delayed the discharges of soldiers at the end of their service periods who are engaged in restoration efforts in...
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N. Korea locks down areas of border after Storm Corps trooper kills superior

A soldier with the “Storm Corps” deserted his post after shooting a superior to death, leading authorities in the region to lockdown several areas...
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What is the Kim Jong Il University of Military Politics?

A Daily NK source in North Korea recently provided some details about Kim Jong Il University of Military Politics, a school that was introduced...
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N. Korea’s new ICBM can’t hit two or more targets at same time

While North Korea may have succeeded in miniaturizing nuclear warheads, it has failed to acquire multiple independently targetable re-entry vehicle technology, or MIRV, a...
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New contingent of “Storm Corps” sent to Sino-N. Korean border

As North Korea struggles to stop COVID-19 from entering the country by redeploying military units from the nation’s interior to the border, about 100...
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Assessing the rise of Ri Pyong Chol in North Korea’s military

A central figure in North Korea’s strategic weapons program, Ri Pyong Chol - who also serves as vice chairman of the Central Military Commission...
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N. Korea places western and eastern coast maritime patrol units on “top combat posture”

North Korean military authorities ordered units patrolling the maritime military demarcation line (MDL) off the country's eastern and western coasts to adopt "top combat...

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