Emerging New Military Technologies in Northeast Asia and Implications for South Korean Defense Strategy

By |2023-08-16T15:52:50-10:00August 16th, 2023|

Navy Captain Sukjoon Yoon, ROKN retired The Korea Institute for Military Affairs Ⅰ. Introduction Military rivalry in Northeast Asia is intensifying, though there is a great disparity in military power among the countries of the region. The recent emergence of innovative military technologies is therefore proving attractive to many. There is now a race to develop a variety of ambitious high-end next-generation weapons and systems, with such platforms expected to offer some military edge in a future war. It is difficult to predict the consequences of the general development and spread of the emerging new military technologies. It could result [...]