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January 2023

The Northern Sea Route – business, security and implications for South Korea

KIMS Periscope No. 303 Associate Professor Norwegian Defence University College Paal Sigurd Hilde pdf view Climate change has opened the Arctic in both a physical and political sense. While the physical opening has led to increased human activity, the political opening has brought international interest, but also global affairs into the region. The ‘new Arctic’ […]

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Mine Warfare at Sea in a Korea Contingency

KIMS Periscope No. 301 미국 해군대학 교수 Raul (Pete) Pedrozo pdf view Although sea mines have been effectively used both offensively and defensively in every major maritime conflict since the Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905), few navies have paid adequate attention to mine warfare until a crisis occurred. The most recent example is the Russia-Ukraine conflict, where

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