Cptn. Hyejin An, of the Republic of Korea Air Force, made the case for a Korean Early Warning Satellite System in light of recent developments in North Korea’s threatening capabilities. The needs of the Republic of Korea were weighed against the capabilities offered by different systems.
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
10:00am – 12:00pm
Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E St NW
Washington, DC 20052
Led by Captain HyeJin An
As North Korea’s missile program continues to develop, national security concerns in the Republic of Korea have led to investigations into the feasibility of a satellite-based component to the Korean early warning system. Captain An will discuss the results of her investigation into this option and alternatives, in light of the unique circumstances of the Korean Peninsula.