Tag Archives: North Korea

Frost & Sullivan: DoD’s FY 2018 Budget Plan Reflects Increase in Operations & Maintenance, R&D Accounts

A Frost & Sullivan report has found the Defense Department‘s budget request for fiscal year 2018 represents a 9 percent rise, or approximately $52 billion, over the FY 2017 budget plan with significant increases in operations and maintenance as well as research, development, testing and evaluation accounts. The market research firm said Wednesday it …

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Report: South Korea Eyes Purchase of Boeing-Built Anti-Submarine Patrol Aircraft

South Korea could acquire four Boeing-built P-8 Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft amid North Korea’s continued test firing of submarine-launched ballistic missiles, Korea JoongAng Daily reported Thursday. Jeong Yong-Soo and Kang Jin-Kyu write that the South Korean military considers a possible purchase of maritime patrol aircraft that work to detect North Korean submarines and avoid “surprise” attacks. The report said the …

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Juan Zarate on his Latest Book ‘Treasury’s War’, Private-Public Financial Collaboration in National Security Efforts, and the Power of the ‘Carrot’ of Financial Inclusion

On the heels of the late 2013 release of his second book, Treasury’s War: The Unleashing of a New Era of Financial Warfare, Juan Zarate caught up with ExecutiveBiz to discuss his and the Treasury Department’s work in the years after 9/11 to promote U.S. national security interests through sophisticated …

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Report: North Korea Jamming South Korean GPS Signals

North Korea has reportedly been jamming GPS systems over the Korean Peninsula since last Saturday, Nextgov reports. Signal disruptions had affected over 252 flights to and from South Korean airports as of Monday, according to multiple news sources. Lee Kyung-Woo, deputy director of South Korea’s communications commission, told Australian website …

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