Defence Notes

PREMIUM: South Korea looks boldly ahead in mid-term plan

14th August 2020 - 01:00 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Christchurch

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On 10 August, South Korea’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) released a KRW300 trillion ($253 billion) blueprint for defence spending over the coming five years, including big-ticket items such as a light aircraft carrier.

The Mid-Term Defence Plan demands an average annual increase in defence expenditure of 6.1 ...

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