BMI Research: South Korea Defence & Security Report: Armed Forces And Government Spending

April 2010
South Korea Defence & Security Report;Q2 2010, p61
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The article discusses plans by South Korea to reform its armed forces including a U.S. 150 million dollars programme to upgrade its military capability. It cites plans of the U.S. to reduce its number of troops and transfer to South Korea the responsibility for a number of missions under its auspices such as the control of the Joint Security Area, rapid mine-laying and front line control. It mentions experiments by South Korean scientists on nuclear enrichment and South Korea's substantial nuclear expertise through its management of 18 power reactors.


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