WORLD AIR WAR HISTORY


 
  North Korea   North Korean Special Operation Forces (SOF) Command
Korea, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)

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Special Purpose Forces Command 88,000 personnel. 6 Sniper brigades (including 2 amphibious, 2 airborne) 9 light infantry brigades (including 3 airborne). 17 recce battalions. 1 airborne battalion. 'Bureau of Reconnaissance Special Forces' (8 battalions)

NORTH KOREAN SPECIAL OPERATION FORCES (SOF) COMMAND
The missions of Special Operation's Forces are to breach the fixed defense of South Korea, to create a "second front" in the enemy's rear area, and to conduct battlefield and strategic reconnaissance.

Airborne

SOF use the antiquated Antonov An-2 to infiltrate by air. It is partly wooden. The Antonov An-2 Colt can deliver paratroopers by airdrop or airland. With the An-2's small airframe, it is possible to land on a highway and insert paratroopers.

Forces by Role (Current order of battle):
Army 6 sniper bde,Recce 17 bn, Amph 2 sniper bde, SF 8 Bureau of Reconnaissance bn, Lt inf 9 bde , AB 2 sniper bde; 3 bde; 1 bn,

 
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   North Korea AF News:

North Korea test fires ‘missiles’ again

• North Korea test fires ‘missiles’ again  (9.5.2019)

2 Million Dead or More: North Korea war

• 2 Million Dead or More: North Korea war  (15.9.2017)

Is North Korea's Air Force a Big Threat or Totally Obsolete?

• Is North Korea's Air Force a Big Threat or Totally Obsolete?  (15.9.2017)


• North Korea warns of 'super-mighty preemptive strike' as U.S. plans next move  (20.4.2017)

• Kim Jong-un Inspects DPRK's Air Force  (21.6.2013)

• North Korean leader distributes ‘Mein Kampf’ to officials  (19.6.2013)

• N.Korea May Have 200 Mobile Missile Launchers - Report
 (17.5.2013)

• US urges North Korea to grant amnesty, immediate release for...
 (3.5.2013)

• Korean Crisis Reaching Face-To-Face Stage – Analysis
 (23.4.2013)

• Korean Crisis Reaching Face-To-Face Stage – Analysis
 (23.4.2013)

• N. Korea 'Approves Nuclear Strike' on US - Report
 (3.4.2013)

• Seoul assumes mock NK command from US in war game
 (16.3.2013)

• North Korea Steps Up Reconnaissance Sorties
 (16.3.2013)


 

 



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