Thursday, May 2, 2013

DOD report to Congress - Military & Security Developments in North Korea

As required by the NDAA for FY 2012 - DOD released this report today
"Military and Security Developments Involving the Democratic People's Republic of Korea"

"Section 1236 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012, Public Law 112-81, provides that the Secretary of Defense shall submit a report “in both classified and unclassified form, on the current and future military power of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea” (DPRK). The report shall address an assessment of the security situation on the Korean Peninsula, the goals and factors shaping North Korean security strategy and military strategy, trends in North Korean security, an assessment of North Korea’s regional security objectives, including an assessment of the North Korean military’s capabilities, developments in North Korean military doctrine and training, an assessment of North Korea’s proliferation activities, and other military security developments."

The related press release can be found at here