South Korea announced toward the military special operations forces, said the data increased to 200,000 troops
Data for: the ongoing North Korean military exercises
BEIJING, Dec. 30, according to Yonhap, South Korean Defense Ministry 30′s issue of “Defense White Paper” that North Korea deployed in front of light additional light infantry division infantry company, is continuing to add special warfare forces.
South Korea, according to the 2006 edition of “National Defense White Paper” that North Korean special operations forces a total of 12 million, an increase of 18 million people in 2008. Reported that, at present, North Korea’s special warfare troops to about 200,000.
report also pointed out that Korea’s current 1.02 million army troops, 110,000 air force and navy 60,000, totaling 1.19 million.
which the Army a total of 15 troops, 90 divisions and 70 brigades. In equipment, 4,100 combat vehicles, an increase of more than 200 two years ago. In addition, there are 8,500 artillery, 5,100 rocket launchers, more than 100 surface-inducing weapons.
Navy has 420 combat ships, 260 landing craft, naval mines, more than 30 ships, 30 ships, support ships, 70 submarines and so on.
Air Force has more than 820 fighters, 30 reconnaissance aircraft, 330 aircraft and more than 170 other uses aircraft trainer.
North Korea also has more than 300 helicopters and troops prepared 7.7 million.
In addition, the report said, North Korea’s nuclear facilities by the spent fuel rods to obtain a total of 40Kg of plutonium, and has a 2500-5000 tons of chemical weapons.
South Korean Defense Ministry said: “North Korea despite the economic difficulties and energy shortages, has been in promoting the development of the defense industry, currently has more than 300 Arsenal In addition, designated as ‘can be converted to Arsenal’ a industrial facilities, in the short run can be converted to a wartime mobilization system. “
Defense Ministry said North Korea’s most war materials were stored in underground tunnels, are available at least 2-3 months.