DAPA revises Provision for Flight Safety Certification of Military Aircraft

With the purpose of improving the shortcomings in the regulations of the current flight safety certification of military aircraft to improve the efficiency in operations, the provision for certification has been revised and will be enacted on October 1. The revision allows the establishment of an airworthiness certification team prior to contracts to support airworthiness Read more about DAPA revises Provision for Flight Safety Certification of Military Aircraft[…]

No signs of preparations or notices for nK missile launch

A Japanese press reported that satellite pictures of the Yunsong Missile and Space Test Complex taken on September 25 showed that preparations for nK ICBM launches may have been ceased, despite the short period left until the KWP foundation day of October 10. In addition, the IMO and the ICAO have stated that there have Read more about No signs of preparations or notices for nK missile launch[…]

nK criticizes POTROK UN General Assembly keynote speech and threatens family reunions

nK has criticized the POTROK keynote speech to the UN General Assembly for attempting to “fulfill dreams of unification through absorbing nK with the help of foreign nations” and stated that in such conditions even family reunions are “on thin ice.” The ROK government responded by condemning such deliberate misinterpretations and taking family reunions as Read more about nK criticizes POTROK UN General Assembly keynote speech and threatens family reunions[…]

Collective voices raise warnings against nK nuclear and missile provocations

Within the numerous diplomatic dialogues that took place with the UN General Assembly, voices were raised against nK nuclear and missile provocations. During the meeting of the foreign affairs chiefs of ROK, US, and Japan, MOFA stated that opposition against nK provocations was shared during numerous discussions including the US-China summit and that the three Read more about Collective voices raise warnings against nK nuclear and missile provocations[…]

ROK President Park Geun-hye emphasizes peace in the Korean Peninsula throughout visit to UN

ROK President Park Geun-hye has finished her visit to New York to participate in the United Nations summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda and the 70th United Nations General Assembly. Throughout the visit, she gave keynote speeches for both events, held talks with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-mun, and participated in numerous events. Read more about ROK President Park Geun-hye emphasizes peace in the Korean Peninsula throughout visit to UN[…]

October to have numerous events celebrating ROK armed forces

With the ROK Armed Forces day on October 1, numerous events celebrating the three armed forces are planned to take place in October. Beginning on October 2, the 13th Ground Forces Festival will be held for five days by ROKA, displaying state-of-the-art equipment during the event. In addition, the 2015 ROK Navy Fleet Review will Read more about October to have numerous events celebrating ROK armed forces[…]

DAPA notice on firm selection for the support program of the domestic development of core parts

DAPA issued a notice on the second firm selection for the support program of the domestic development of core parts, where the ROK government provides development funds and guarantees the acquisition of developed parts. The total budget for the support program is KRW 10.7 billion, and the selected parts are Cr:YAG filters and Nd:YAG lasers Read more about DAPA notice on firm selection for the support program of the domestic development of core parts[…]

DAPA notice for supervision services over the detailed design and vessel construction of the Changbogo-III (Batch-I) program

DAPA has issued a notice for the tender for supervision services over the detailed design and the vessel construction of the Changbogo-III (Batch-I) program, in which the supervision services will cover overall operations of the construction of the vessel to ensure high quality and conformity to specifications. The service fee budget is KRW 620 million Read more about DAPA notice for supervision services over the detailed design and vessel construction of the Changbogo-III (Batch-I) program[…]

DAPA issues notice on proposal submission for the selection of the primary research institution for military application of civilian technology research program

DAPA has issued a notice inviting proposal submissions for institutions that wish to participate as the primary research institution in the military application of civilian technology research program on coastal surveillance and reconnaissance Unmanned Surface Vehicle. The electronic registration is to be conducted by 1400 October 15 at https://www.cmtc.re.kr and registration forms are to be Read more about DAPA issues notice on proposal submission for the selection of the primary research institution for military application of civilian technology research program[…]

DAPA notice on preliminary explanation session for thermal imaging scope for Vulcan anti-aircraft gun

DAPA has issued a notice on the preliminary explanation session for program of the thermal imaging scope to be equipped on the Vulcan anti-aircraft artillery. The explanation session will be held from 1400 to 1500 on October 6 at DAPA, and a presentation on the overall program and future plans will be given during the Read more about DAPA notice on preliminary explanation session for thermal imaging scope for Vulcan anti-aircraft gun[…]