The Korea Herald


[Graphic News] S. Korea’s defense technology 9th in world

By Nam Kyung-don

Published : April 21, 2019 - 18:04

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South Korea’s defense technology ranked ninth in the world last year, with 80 percent of US levels, a state-run military research agency said.

According to the triennial report published by the Defense Agency for Technology and Quality, the comparative level of Korea’s overall defense technology was tied with Italy, among 16 major countries.

The US topped the list, followed by France, Russia, Germany, and Britain. China was sixth, and Japan and Israel came next.