Kim Minseok

South Korea Correspondent

Seoul, South Korea


Kim Minseok covers South Korean defense. He has worked as a journalist for South Korean military magazines Military Review and Defense Times. Mr Kim is also a research fellow at the Korea Defense and Security Forum, a think tank.


South Korea Offering 60 KAI T-50s To UAE, Report Says

By Kim Minseok Jan 20, 2022
A deal could be worth as much as $4.5 billion, surpassing the record $3.5 billion missile deal signed Jan. 17 which represents South Korea’s largest defense export to date. 
Aircraft & Propulsion

North Korea Tests Improved ‘Hypersonic Glide Vehicle’

By Chen Chuanren Jan 12, 2022
Pyongyang claims to have tested what it describes as a “hypersonic glide vehicle” in a launch witnessed by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Missile Defense & Weapons

Taiwanese F-16V, South Korean F-5E Crash On Same Day

By Chen Chuanren Jan 11, 2022
Two fighter jets have crashed in East Asia within hours of each other in separate accidents, at least one of which has resulted in a fatality.
Budget, Policy & Operations