Author Archives: Scott LaFoy

Northern Border Crossings

As a detail to add to the logistical maps we put up a little while ago, we put together all major border crossings from the PRC and Russia into the DPRK. When assessing the trafficability of the DPRK and how … Continue reading

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Greater Tumen Region Rough Logistical Nets

This post is based on an informal talk I gave about a year or so ago for a professor at Georgetown, as well as some backseat research Yong and myself always are adding to. The notion of an economically and … Continue reading

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June 29th Hwasong-6 Imagery

A few folks online kindly pointed out that I overlooked the fact that two missiles were launched, which does significantly affect my analysis and judgment relating to photomanipulation. Edits have been added in italics, the original text has been left … Continue reading

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New Anti-Ship Missile Option for DPRK Frigates

This article was originally posted at NK News. Most of this is an update to our earlier examination of the new helicopter frigates’ capabilities. With the possible addition of a Kh-35 anti-ship missile to the arsenal, we felt a map update was … Continue reading

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Diligence in Imagery

So there is a lot of buzz about the DPRK possibly adding the Kh-35 cruise missile to its naval arsenal over the past couple weeks. The full ramifications of this new acquisition aside, the analysis that has so far come … Continue reading

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Brief Review of The North Korean People’s Army: Origins and Current Tactics by James Minnich

Recently I’ve been working on a major project which hasn’t been made public yet, and as I’ve built up my research materials I keep coming back to a book that I’d highly recommend to anybody interested in the Korean People’s … Continue reading

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Corrections for “Looming Maritime Conflict in Korea Bay”

It looks like we overlooked some critical information when writing the article about potential DPRK-PRC conflict in Korea Bay. An associate of ours over at our partner research blog Sino-NK pointed out that HBOil had not, in fact, acquired the … Continue reading

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