ABOUT THE CURRENT GEOSTRATEGIC SITUATION ON THE KOREAN PENINSULA
Vladimir A. Machulenko
JSC «Research Institute of Precision Instruments»
Dmitry I. Novoselov
Civil Defence Academy EMERCOM
Abstract. The article addresses some issues related to the geostrategic situation on the Korean peninsula. The composition of the US Armed Forces stationed in the Republic of Korea was briefly analyzed. Information is given on the number of personnel, main bases and locations of the US Armed Forces in Korea. The probability of a military conflict between the DPRK and the Republic of Korea or the possibility of their unification was analyzed.
Keywords: US Air Force bases in Korea, military contingent, military conflict, US Armed Forces and NATO, Korean Peninsula.