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The Republic of Korea Army (ROKA; 대한민국 육군; Hanja: 大韓民國 陸軍; Revised Romanization: Daehanminguk Yuk-gun), also known as the ROK Army, is the army of South Korea, responsible for ground-based warfare. [1]

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Armoured fighting vehicle

An armoured fighting vehicle (AFV) is an armed combat vehicle protected by armour, generally combining operational mobility with offensive and defensive capabilities.

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Army

An army (from Latin arma "arms, weapons" via Old French armée, "armed" (feminine)) or land force is a fighting force that fights primarily on land.

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Artillery

Artillery is a class of large military weapons built to fire munitions far beyond the range and power of infantry's small arms.

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Autoloader

In armored warfare, an autoloader or auto-loader is a mechanical aid or replacement for the personnel that load ordnance into crew-served weapons, such as tanks and artillery.

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BMP-3

The BMP-3 is a Soviet infantry fighting vehicle, successor to the BMP-1 and BMP-2.

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Busan

Busan, formerly known as Pusan and now officially is South Korea's second most-populous city after Seoul, with a population of over 3.5 million inhabitants.

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Capital Mechanized Infantry Division

The Capital Mechanized Infantry Division (hangul: 수도기계화보병사단; hanja:首都機械化步兵師團), also known as Tiger Division (hangul:맹호사단; hanja:猛虎師團), is currently one of the six mechanized infantry divisions in the Republic of Korea Army.

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Eulji Mundeok

Eulji Mundeok (을지문덕) was a military leader of early 7th century Goguryeo, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea, who successfully defended Goguryeo against Sui China.

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General officer

A general officer is an officer of high rank in the army, and in some nations' air forces or marines.

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Gojong of Korea

Gojong, the Emperor Gwangmu (8 September 1852 – 21 January 1919), was the twenty-sixth king of the Joseon dynasty and the first Emperor of Korea.

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Guard of honour

A guard of honour (en-GB), guard of honor (en-US), also honour guard (en-GB), honor guard (en-US), also ceremonial guard, is a guard, usually military in nature, appointed to receive or guard a head of state or other dignitary, the fallen in war, or to attend at state ceremonials, especially funerals.

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Gulf War

The Gulf War (2 August 199028 February 1991), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (2 August 199017 January 1991) for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm (17 January 199128 February 1991) in its combat phase, was a war waged by coalition forces from 35 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait.

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Gun

A gun is a tubular ranged weapon typically designed to pneumatically discharge projectiles that are solid (most guns) but can also be liquid (as in water guns/cannons and projected water disruptors) or even charged particles (as in a plasma gun) and may be free-flying (as with bullets and artillery shells) or tethered (as with Taser guns, spearguns and harpoon guns).

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Gwanggaeto the Great

Gwanggaeto the Great (374–413, r. 391–413) was the nineteenth monarch of Goguryeo.

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Gwangmu Reform

The Gwangmu Reform (광무개혁,光武改革, Gwangmu Gaehyeok) was a chain of events that was aimed at modernizing and westernizing the Korean Empire as a late starter in the industrial revolution.

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Gyeryong

Gyeryong is a city in southeastern South Chungcheong province, South Korea.

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Hanja

Hanja is the Korean name for Chinese characters.

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Helicopter

A helicopter is a type of rotorcraft in which lift and thrust are supplied by rotors.

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I Corps (South Korea)

I Corps (South Korea) was created July 24, 1950, just before the Battle of Pusan Perimeter.

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II Corps (South Korea)

II Corps (South Korea) is a field corps of the Republic of Korea Army and it was active in the Korean War.

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III Corps (South Korea)

The III Corps was a corps of the Republic of Korea Army that was formed on October 16, 1950.

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Iraq War

The Iraq WarThe conflict is also known as the War in Iraq, the Occupation of Iraq, the Second Gulf War, and Gulf War II.

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Junwi

Junwi is a Korean military rank which is the equivalent to a warrant officer in other countries.

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K1 88-Tank

The K1 is a South Korean main battle tank in use with the Republic of Korea Armed Forces, developed by Hyundai Precision (later Hyundai Rotem).

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K2 Black Panther

The K2 Black Panther (Hangul: K2 '흑표'; Hanja: K2 '黒豹') is a South Korean main battle tank that will replace most of the M48 Patton tanks and complement the K1 series of main battle tanks currently fielded by the Republic of Korea.

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K21

A replacement for the South Korean K200-series infantry fighting vehicles, formerly designated as K300 or XK21 KNIFV (Korea Next-generation Infantry Fighting Vehicle), is currently called the K21.

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Korea Army Academy at Yeongcheon

Korea Army Academy (Yeongcheon) or KAAY is one of the flagship institutions of the Republic of Korea Army for the training of officer cadets.

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Korea Army Training Center

The Korea Army Training Center (abbreviated KATC; Hangul: 육군훈련소) is a South Korean military training institution for the Republic of Korea Army basic training.

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Korea Combat Training Center

The Korea Combat Training Center (abbreviated KCTC; Hangul: 육군과학화전투훈련단) is a South Korean military training institution for the Republic of Korea Army and Marine Corps.

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Korea Military Academy

Korea Military Academy (KMA) is the leading South Korean institution for the education and training of officer cadets for the Republic of Korea Army.

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Korean Demilitarized Zone

The Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ; Chosŏn'gŭl/Hangul: 한반도 비무장 지대; Hanja: 韓半島非武裝地帶) is a strip of land running across the Korean Peninsula.

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Korean Peninsula

The Korean Peninsula is a peninsula of Eurasia located in East Asia.

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Korean People's Army Ground Force

The Korean People's Army Ground Force (KPAGF; Chosŏn'gŭl: 조선인민군 륙군; Hanja: 朝鮮人民軍 陸軍, literally "Korean People's Army Army") is the main branch of the Korean People's Army responsible for land-based military operations.

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Korean War

The Korean War (in South Korean, "Korean War"; in North Korean, "Fatherland: Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between North Korea (with the support of China and the Soviet Union) and South Korea (with the principal support of the United States).

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Laser

A laser is a device that emits light through a process of optical amplification based on the stimulated emission of electromagnetic radiation.

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Leopard 2

The Leopard 2 is a main battle tank developed by Krauss-Maffei in the 1970s for the West German Army.

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M1 Abrams

The M1 Abrams is an American third-generation main battle tank named for General Creighton Abrams.

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M48 Patton

The M48 Patton is a main battle tank (MBT) that was designed in the United States.

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Main battle tank

A main battle tank (MBT), also known as a battle tank or universal tank, is a tank that fills the armor-protected direct fire and maneuver role of many modern armies.

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Man-portable air-defense system

Man-portable air-defense systems (MANPADS or MPADS) are shoulder-launched surface-to-air missiles (SLSAMs).

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Mistral (missile)

Mistral is an infrared homing MANPADS manufactured by the European multinational company MBDA missile systems (formerly by Matra BAe Dynamics).

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North Korea

North Korea (Chosŏn'gŭl:조선; Hanja:朝鮮; Chosŏn), officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (abbreviated as DPRK, PRK, DPR Korea, or Korea DPR), is a country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula.

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Objective Individual Combat Weapon

The Objective Individual Combat Weapon or OICW was the next-generation service rifle competition that was under development as part of the United States Army OICW program; the program was eventually discontinued without bringing the weapon out of the prototype phase.

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Peacekeeping

Peacekeeping refers to activities intended to create conditions that favour lasting peace.

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President of South Korea

The President of the Republic of Korea is, according to the South Korean constitution, the chairperson of the cabinet, the chief executive of the government, commander-in-chief of the armed forces, and the head of state of South Korea.

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Radar

Radar is an object-detection system that uses radio waves to determine the range, angle, or velocity of objects.

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Reactive armour

Reactive armor is a type of vehicle armor that reacts in some way to the impact of a weapon to reduce the damage done to the vehicle being protected.

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Republic of Korea Armed Forces

The Republic of Korea Armed Forces, also known as the ROK Armed Forces, are the armed forces of South Korea.

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Republic of Korea Army

The Republic of Korea Army (ROKA; 대한민국 육군; Hanja: 大韓民國 陸軍; Revised Romanization: Daehanminguk Yuk-gun), also known as the ROK Army, is the army of South Korea, responsible for ground-based warfare.

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Republic of Korea Army Armor School

Republic of Korea Army Armor School is a college located in Jangseong, South Korea.

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Republic of Korea Army College

Republic of Korea Army College is a college located in Yuseong-gu, South Korea.

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Republic of Korea Army Infantry School

Republic of Korea Army Infantry School is a college located in Jangseong, South Korea.

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Republic of Korea Army Special Warfare Command

Republic of Korea Army Special Warfare Command (ROK-SWC; 대한민국 육군 특수전사령부 or 특전사; Hanja: 大韓民國陸軍 特殊戰司令部), also known as the Republic of Korea Army Special Forces "Black Berets"(R.O.K-Special Forces) is the military command of the Republic of Korea Army responsible for their special operation forces.

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Revised Romanization of Korean

The Revised Romanization of Korean is the official Korean language romanization system in South Korea proclaimed by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism to replace the older McCune–Reischauer system.

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S&T Daewoo K11

The S&T Daewoo K11 DAW (Dual-barrel Air-burst Weapon) is a multi-weapon resembling the earlier US Individual Objective Combat Weapon in concept, design and operation.

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Sino-Korean vocabulary

Sino-Korean vocabulary or Hanja-eo refers to Korean words of Chinese origin.

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Smoothbore

A smoothbore weapon is one that has a barrel without rifling.

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South Chungcheong Province

South Chungcheong Province (충청남도, Chungcheongnam-do, literally "Chungcheong Southern Province"), abbreviated as Chungnam, is a province in the west of South Korea.

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South Korea

South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.

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Soviet Union

The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.

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T-80 models

List of models and variants of the T-80 main battle tank.

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United Nations Memorial Cemetery

The United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Korea (UNMCK), located at Tanggok in the Nam District,; also see: and City of Busan,As a transliteration from Korean, the city name 부산 was typically spelled "Pusan" in McCune-Reischauer until 2000.

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Vietnam War

The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.

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War in Afghanistan (2001–present)

The War in Afghanistan (or the U.S. War in Afghanistan; code named Operation Enduring Freedom – Afghanistan (2001–2014) and Operation Freedom's Sentinel (2015–present)) followed the United States invasion of Afghanistan of October 7, 2001.

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1st Infantry Division (South Korea)

The 1st Infantry Division (제1보병사단, Hangul: 第一步兵師團) is a military formation of the Republic of Korea Army's I Corps.

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25th Infantry Division (South Korea)

The 25th Infantry Division (제25보병사단), also known as Biryong (비룡), was one of three infantry divisions founded near the end of the Korean War.

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2nd Infantry Division (South Korea)

The 2nd Infantry Division is a military formation of the Republic of Korea Army (ROK Army).

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3rd Infantry Division (South Korea)

The 3rd Infantry Division is a unit of the Republic of Korea Army.

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5th Infantry Division (South Korea)

The 5th Infantry Division (Korean: 제5보병사단; Hanja: 第五步兵師團), also known as The Key Division (Korean: 열쇠부대) is a unit of the Republic of Korea Army.

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6th Infantry Division (South Korea)

The 6th Infantry Division was a military formation of the Republic of Korea Army during the 20th Century.

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707th Special Mission Battalion

The 707th Special Mission Battalion (Hangul: 제707특수임무대대, Hanja: 第707特殊任務大隊) is an elite special forces unit in the Republic of Korea Army Special Warfare Command.

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7th Infantry Division (South Korea)

The 7th Infantry Division is a military formation of the Republic of Korea Army, currently employed on patrol duty in the Korean Demilitarized Zone around Hwacheon County, Gangwon Province.

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8th Infantry Division (South Korea)

The 8th Mechanized Infantry Division was a military formation of the Republic of Korea Army during the 20th Century.

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9th Infantry Division (South Korea)

The 9th Infantry Division, also known as White Horse after the victory of Battle of White Horse, is an infantry division of the Republic of Korea Army.

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Army of ROK, Army of South Korea, Army of the Republic of Korea, Corean Army, ROK Army, ROKA, Republic of Korea army, Reublic of Korea Army, Second Republic of Korea Army, South Korea Army, South Korean Army, South Korean army, South Korean soldier, 大韓民國 陸軍.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_of_Korea_Army

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