South Korea to double loudspeaker broadcasting against North

(From Yonhap)

South Korea plans to double the number of anti-North Korean loudspeaker stations along the inter-Korean border in retaliation for the communist country’s recent series of ballistic missile provocations, military officials said Wednesday.

Seoul's sound protest against N Korea

South Korea plans to add 10 new anti-North loudspeaker broadcast facilities by the end of 2016

“We plan to add some 10 new anti-North loudspeaker broadcast facilities by the end of the year,” a military official said.

Currently, the military operates 11 static loudspeaker stations along the border to broadcast messages critical of North Korea’s Kim Jong-un regime and the reclusive socialist system in a psychological warfare strategy aimed at mounting pressure on the North.

The expansion plan will drive the number of border stations up to more than 20, with the latest additions to have better performance so the messages they send can be heard more than 10 kilometers away. Read More



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