For Seoul’s officials, the North’s conventional military capacity has always served as a barometer of sorts, informing how South Korea’s military should be equipped and trained. Unsurprisingly, South Korea’s armed forces today are highly specialized in taking on the North Korean military, which is principally still equipped with Soviet and Chinese supplied weaponry, but have otherwise been largely untested in terms of the diverse threats presented by modern warfare. Read more>>>>>                     Source:BY SHIM KYU-SEOK  Korea JoongAng Daily                                                     November 01, 2019