Accession Number:

ADA466538

Title:

North Korea's Military Threat: Pyongyang's Conventional Forces, Weapons of Mass Destruction, and Ballistic Missiles

Descriptive Note:

Monograph

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL STRATEGIC STUDIES INST CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2007-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

189.0

Abstract:

This monograph will examine the armed forces of the DPRK, both conventional and unconventional. The official North Korean name of all branches of North Koreas armed forces is the Chosen Inking or KPA. This monograph will address the following topics the political context of the military in the DPRK the origins and evolution of the armed forces and the KPAs command and control structure and its WMD and conventional components, including doctrines. Pyongyangs capabilities and intentions also will be assessed.

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science
  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Geography
  • Nuclear Weapons

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE