JSDF on North Korea ’s Missile Launch

August 26, 2019 (Google Translation) 1.  North Korea seems to have launched a ballistic missile eastward from the east coast of North Korea at around 6:44 today. The launched ballistic missile is estimated to have traveled approximately 400 km and dropped onto the Sea of Japan. The fall is estimated to be outside of Japan’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Details…

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UK and allies reveal global scale of Chinese cyber campaign

December 20, 2018 – Along with its allies, the UK has announced that a group known as APT 10 acted on behalf of the Chinese Ministry of State Security to carry out a malicious cyber campaign targeting intellectual property and sensitive commercial data in Europe, Asia and the US. The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) assesses with the highest level…

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Australia’s Monitoring and Surveillance Activities Against Illegal Ship-to-Ship Transfers

November 30, 2018 (Google Translation) – Australia has decided again to engage in its monitoring and surveillance activities by aircraft for the third time this year against illicit maritime activities, including ship-to-ship transfers with North Korean-flagged vessels prohibited by United Nations Security Council Resolutions(UNSCRs), based in Kadena Air Base from the beginning of December, subject to the United Nations Status…

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RAAF P-8A Poseidon to Enforce North Korea Sanctions

November 30, 2018 – Next week Australia will deploy a P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft to Japan to conduct maritime surveillance in support of the international effort to enforce United Nations Security Council resolutions on North Korea. Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, said the deployment supports Australia’s ongoing economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea. “This is…

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Multilateral efforts against illegal maritime activities including “Sekito” of North Korean-registered vessels banned by the UN Security Council Resolution

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eCOduAxZ374[/embedyt] September 23, 2018 (Google Translation) – 1. For illegal maritime activities including North Korean flagged vessels banned by a UN Security Council resolution, Japan has violated the UN Security Council resolution from the viewpoint of fully implementing the UN Security Council resolutions related to North Korea We have been reporting to the United Nations Security Council North Korea…

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Suspected transshipment of offshore goods by North Korea’s flagship tanker “YU PHYONG 5”

1. On the morning of June 21, Thursday, June 21, the morning North Korean flagship tanker “YU PHYONG 5” (IMO number: 8605026) and a small ship unknown to the ship were offshore of the East China Sea (offshore of about 400 km southeast of Shanghai) Also on the next Friday, the 22nd (Friday), a small ship of unknown nautical origin which…

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China firmly opposes and strongly condemns DPRK nuclear test

China’s Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Sunday, expressing firm opposition to and strong condemnation of a nuclear test undertaken by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). The DPRK Sunday successfully detonated an H-bomb, a hydrogen bomb that can be carried by an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), DPRK’s Central Television announced. This was the sixth nuclear test the DPRK…

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