Hovercrafts at a North Korean Navy Base at P’ungmu-ri. There are many Kongbang class Air-Cushioned Vehicles at this Naval Base.
North Korea has built and operates some 130-40 Air-Cushioned Vehicles (ACV). Various versions carry 35 to 55 troops. One ACV can carry one Special Operations Force platoon for surprise landing. Designed to support mobility in mud flats, these craft are w...
The Ryongchŏn disaster was a train disaster that occurred in the town of Ryongchŏn, North Korea near the border with China on April 22, 2004.
The disaster occurred when a flammable cargo exploded at the railway station at about 1300 local time (0400 UTC). The news was broken by South Korean media outlets, which reported that up to 3,000 people had been killed or injured in the ...
The Korean Folk Village, which was opened on the 3rd October, 1974, as an open-air folk museum and international tourist attraction for both Korean and foreign visitors. It is the home of the true Korean heritage where many features of the Korean culture have been collected and preserved for succeeding generations to see and learn about.
The Mangyongbong-92, named after a hill near Pyongyang, is a passenger ferry built in 1992 to celebrate the North Korean leader, Kim Il Sung's 80th birthday. The ferry was built with funds from Chongryon, the pro-Pyongyang General Association of Korean Residents in Japan.
It is the only direct connection between North Korea and Japan.
Korean Air Lines Co., Ltd., operating as Korean Air, is the flag carrier and largest airline of South Korea. Its global headquarters are located in Seoul. Korean Air's international passenger division and related subsidiary cargo division together serve 130 cities in 45 countries, while its domestic division serves 20 destinations. I...
Type: Boeing 747-4B5M
Korean Air Lines Co., Ltd. operating as Korean Air, is the flag carrier and largest airline of South Korea whose global headquarters are located in Seoul. Korean Air's international passenger division and related subsidiary cargo division together serve 130 cities in 45 countries, while its domestic divis...
On January 23, 1968, the Pueblo was off the coast of North Korea, a communist regime. Four North Korean patrol boats surrounded the craft. The Pueblo's commanding officer, Comdr. Lloyd Bucher, protested that the ship was in international waters, beyond the 12- mile (19-km) limit, claimed by North Korea. North Korean crewmen boarded the Pueblo. The Pueblo, armed only with two machine guns, offer...
The test of what may have been a nuclear bomb in North Korea has stirred up a political storm around the world. You can check out in Google Earth some of the locations in North Korea where they have been working on the technology.
from jeffrey at Armscontrolwonk.com
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