North Korea Air Force Nations // Asia



OVERVIEW The primary mission of the North Korean air force is air defense of the homeland. Secondary missions include tactical air support to the army and the navy, transportation and logistical support and insertion of special operations forces. The DPRK does not produce aircraft indigenously. Its inventory, though large, consists of many aircraft manufactured using former Soviet or Chinese technology dating back to the 1950s and 1960s. Interceptor aircraft are an integral part...

 

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