North Korea is building hangars for aircraft at its air bases in case of hostilities

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North Korea is building hangars for aircraft at its air bases in case of hostilities

North Korea is carrying out a large-scale modernization of its air bases, building hangars for aircraft in case of hostilities. Footage of Suncheon Air Base, which recently underwent modernization, has appeared on the Internet. The TG channel “Military Informant” writes about this.

Suncheon Air Base, located 25 kilometers from Pyongyang, was modernized in 2021-2023, with runways, taxiways and aircraft parking areas renovated and expanded. In addition, ground hangars for aircraft appeared at the airfield. This is despite the fact that there is a redundant underground system for sheltering aircraft. The DPRK military prefers to protect aircraft as much as possible from possible destruction by the same drones.



The presence of a developed underground backup infrastructure at the airfields of the DPRK Air Force did not prevent the construction of ground hangars from being included in the modernization program

- the resource writes.


According to American experts, who also drew attention to the appearance of hangars, the most modern aircraft in the DPRK Air Force today are based at Suncheon Air Base - these are MiG-29 fighters and Su-25 attack aircraft, received from the Soviet Union in the 80s of the last century. Also, MiG-23 and MiG-29 fighters are based in Bukchang. It is assumed that aircraft from these military bases will cover Pyongyang in the event of hostilities.
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  1. +25
    10 June 2024 19: 08
    Are they building here? Or are most people standing in the open air and waiting for enemy UAVs?
    1. +44
      10 June 2024 19: 10
      I don’t know about us, but what the Koreans from the north are doing deserves praise and respect.
      1. -6
        10 June 2024 23: 44
        I watch with curiosity as those present do their best to avoid placing the symbols “c”, “y”, “5” and “7” dangerously close to each other.
      2. +2
        11 June 2024 18: 45
        Quote: credo
        I don’t know about us, but what the Koreans from the north are doing deserves praise and respect.

        Yes Here's your little boy! It's tearing the soles as we go! He studies as an external student, watching us walk around on a rake... good
    2. +31
      10 June 2024 19: 11
      it got to the Koreans earlier than to ours....hand face...enemies inside!
      1. +13
        10 June 2024 19: 58
        Aerodrome
        ......it got to the Koreans earlier than to ours

        Kim Jong-un is a smart guy and doesn’t waste his time.
      2. +8
        10 June 2024 20: 11
        Quote: Aerodrome
        it reached the Koreans earlier than ours

        So these are North Koreans. Wise guys.
        They didn’t even care to organize a counter-revolution when it was fashionable. (By the way, the Chinese were not pinned either).
        Unlike the USSR (by the way, where is it?).
        1. +4
          11 June 2024 18: 47
          Quote: Hitriy Zhuk
          Unlike the USSR (by the way, where is it?).

          Went for jeans, gum and Bush's legs. B went along the same path but later. Ukrainian SSR, behind the panties.
    3. +8
      10 June 2024 19: 19
      Are they building here?

      Here is an article on this resource about how Parquetny was going to cost the hangars 3 years ago (read the comments there, you’ll laugh at how happy everyone was that things were finally moving forward, naive guys lol
      1. +6
        10 June 2024 19: 30
        you don’t even need to van... in a couple of months or earlier, they will start building... they will honor the top var and start. mark my words. or ban forever. The countdown has begun......
        1. 0
          11 June 2024 18: 48
          Quote: Aerodrome
          you don’t even need to van... in a couple of months or earlier, they will start building... they will honor the top var and start. mark my words. or ban forever. The countdown has begun......

          I somehow read the word “ban” differently... feel
      2. +9
        10 June 2024 19: 35
        Well, the photo is from an aviation museum... And hangars? What kind??! - tank biathlon, airdarts, etc. are first on the list..
    4. +8
      10 June 2024 19: 32
      Of course they are building, they have been building since April 2021. Here is an article on the same site that they are actively building in the summer of 2022
      https://topwar.ru/200400-v-rossii-vedutsja-raboty-po-massovomu-stroitelstvu-specukrytij-dlja-voennyh-samoletov.html
      Progress so far 0/300
    5. +3
      10 June 2024 19: 40
      Quote: VLAD-96
      Are they building here?

      He served for a long, long time in the SA of ZabVO. I saw fighters take off from a hill, on the slope of which they suddenly parted ways. There are a lot of mountains in North Korea that can be used. But not every ammunition can bomb a mountain. hi
      1. +2
        11 June 2024 18: 52
        Quote: fif21
        There are a lot of mountains in North Korea that can be used. But not every ammunition can bomb a mountain.

        The “hegemon” will untie his navel to level mountains in the DPRK, China, Iran and the Union of Russia and Belarus! There will be no time left to accept the return...
    6. AAK
      +2
      10 June 2024 20: 18
      We probably didn’t give the corresponding order - either we’re lazy, or we don’t have money, or we don’t have any brains, or the authorities liked it when the planes lined up beautifully...
    7. +5
      10 June 2024 20: 55
      We cover it with tires, because the money for concrete and iron is spent......, well, in general, they have mastered it.
    8. 0
      10 June 2024 21: 13
      Quote: VLAD-96
      Are they building here? Or are most people standing in the open air and waiting for enemy UAVs?

      At our airfield, pilots began to chip in for an easily erected shelter (I just don’t know - for a squadron or for a duty pair), so there will probably be a shelter soon.
  2. +11
    10 June 2024 19: 10
    But we have a fierce hatred for concrete hangars since the times of the USSR, in the GSVG, in Ukraine, Belarus (not sure) they were built - but in the RSFSR, then in Russia along the line on the runway. What is the cause of the disease. I would like to hear from military pilots? Why so much hatred for airplane shelters?
    1. +20
      10 June 2024 19: 14
      Military pilots do not hate aircraft shelters.
      This “hatred” is somewhere in other offices.
    2. +2
      10 June 2024 19: 19
      It seems to me that this has been a phenomenon since the times of the USSR, but why build it, a big loaf will arrive and there is no airbase, but then instead of a big loaf, cheap UAVs will arrive! That’s the whole story.
      1. +5
        10 June 2024 20: 45
        At our airfield in Belarus, there have been permanent hangars since the times of the USSR. But I don’t know whether they are used now or not.
      2. +4
        10 June 2024 20: 55
        ///////////I think this has been a phenomenon since the times of the USSR, why build it, a vigorous loaf will arrive and there is no airbase ////////////

        It was during the times of the USSR that they built shelters for combat aircraft, and no expense was spared on this. They didn’t have time to build somewhere; perestroika and the “democrats” who came to power interfered. So it didn’t work out here for you to spoil the Soviet era. Train on cats (c).
        1. +4
          10 June 2024 21: 07
          I was demoted in 1983 from the GSVG by plane from a military airfield in the GDR (everything is fine there with shelters), we landed in Tver and the first thing I saw were planes standing in a line next to the runway. As the military already said here (the economy should be economical) hangars were built for a certain type of aircraft, and when re-equipped, others must be built. As usual, we have airplanes first, and hangars later. Secrecy is at a high level.
          1. +11
            10 June 2024 21: 20
            That’s right, the first line then passed through the Warsaw Pact countries, western Ukraine, Belarus and the Baltic states. And Tver, this was already the rear - the second echelon.
            And after the collapse of the union, Voronezh, Bryansk, Kursk, Rostov-on-Don and other regions became the first echelon. But judging by the news, there wasn’t even a horse lying around at the airfields.
            1. 0
              11 June 2024 08: 31
              But judging by the news, there wasn’t even a horse lying around at the airfields.

              everything is simpler and more complex:
              Soltsy, around 2010, a lot of money was poured into the airfield structure, and by 2014 some of it was disbanded, the airfield was put on mothballing...
    3. +6
      10 June 2024 19: 20
      Quote: tralflot1832
      Why so much hatred for airplane shelters?

      It’s probably inconvenient to taxi there or it’s some kind of revenge on the technicians.
      I think there is no logic in solving this problem in Russia. Although hangars were built quickly in Syria.
      1. +6
        10 June 2024 19: 45
        Quote: Vitaly_pvo
        I think there is no logic in solving this problem in Russia.

        laughing Logic. wassat Until the thunder strikes, the man will not cross himself! That's all the logic. You can save money on hangars in peacetime. But a mess has begun, we need to do something urgently, and not waste money. hi
    4. +1
      10 June 2024 19: 33
      There is no hate, here is the news from 2022 about the construction of concrete shelters
      https://topwar.ru/200400-v-rossii-vedutsja-raboty-po-massovomu-stroitelstvu-specukrytij-dlja-voennyh-samoletov.html
      1. -1
        10 June 2024 19: 45
        It turns out that the problem is inflated by our bloggers, then I apologize.
        1. +5
          10 June 2024 19: 47
          Bloggers are simply trying to come up with at least one sane excuse for the current situation, while those for whom they came up with excuses simply talked about protective structures and did not build anything as a result
    5. +1
      10 June 2024 19: 43
      What do military pilots and hangars have to do with it?
    6. +5
      10 June 2024 19: 44
      I would venture to guess that the Air Force got badly burned with concrete shelters in the 80s. Then it suddenly turned out that the concrete arched shelters of the main type for the Air Force, type 2A/13, of which about three and a half thousand were built, fifteen years after the start of mass construction had to be scrapped, since they were unsuitable for basing aircraft of the new generation: these shelters Only the Su-25 could fit in, and then diagonally.
  3. +9
    10 June 2024 19: 37
    Alternatively, hide planes in stadiums built for the World Cup. They're there with roofs. We are always happy to spend money on all sorts of crap.
  4. +7
    10 June 2024 19: 41
    Why do we need to build such shelters?
    We cut our planes so that the enemy has no chance of reaching them
    Koreans operate MiG-29 and MiG-23 in such a way that Americans are afraid of them
    But the Russian government did the right thing. All MiG-23/27 were simply thrown to the mercy, and the MiG-29...simply destroyed. Now the MiG-29 is only training in Armavir, the combat regiment is only 1 :) Well, “Swifts”. All.
    So we don't need to waste cement on shelters.
    1. +12
      10 June 2024 19: 45
      You do not understand! If you had 2 new planes and 20 old ones, then you only have 10% new weapons, but if you put all 20 old planes to work, you will immediately have 100% new weapons!
      1. +6
        10 June 2024 19: 54
        Yes, I somehow failed to study
        I lost the textbook “Statistics for beginning builders of Russian capitalism”
        And I didn’t master the topic...
        :)
  5. +10
    10 June 2024 19: 47
    Concrete concrete is an excellent shelter for aircraft. They had autonomous power supply, housed 1BK, and had quite a few advantages. There were difficulties with operation, “the guide rails of the wings and other features sat out. But this was solved by ITS and logistics specialists. The main reason for refusing to use them was the change in the overall characteristics of the aircraft. For example, they were built for the Su-17, and the regiment was retrained on the Su-24. XNUMX. The ends of the consoles were broken beyond counting, especially after night flights. But we have to invest, there is no other way and we need to build with reserves. This is for front-line aviation, but I don’t know how to solve the issues of protecting the strategy.
    1. +1
      11 June 2024 10: 17
      Quote: ODERVIT
      The main reason for refusing to use them was the change in the overall characteristics of aircraft. For example, they were built for the Su-17, and the regiment was retrained for the Su-24.

      The Su-24 fit into 2A/13 normally - with maximum sweep.

      And the Su-25 is just like this:
      1. +1
        11 June 2024 15: 09
        Of course, with maximum sweep, the clearances are decent, but some of the aircraft’s “boss” couldn’t cope, especially at night. Fortunately, the ARP was nearby and the issues were resolved. And at one Apib airfield, two MiG-21smt were rolled into a reinforced concrete structure in a herringbone pattern.
        Concrete structures in good condition provide excellent protection. Why is it in good condition? If the doors do not close, the UAV will easily reach the target. Well, keep the flue doors closed. And if you install a heat generator...
        Oh, the veteran suffered...
  6. +15
    10 June 2024 19: 55
    In one country the war has not started, but it is already preparing for defense.
    In the second, the war has been going on for a long time, and the planes are still parked in the open air...
    In one country, command and power have been cleared of traitors and thieves, in another - traitors and thieves are clearing the country of those who tell the truth about their incompetence and shortcomings!
  7. +10
    10 June 2024 20: 03
    I don’t know how, but my opinion is clear - it is necessary to build, but with a margin in terms of dimensions, and the sashes are sagging, but they can be repaired on their own. But protection from drones, comfortable conditions for maintenance and minor repairs and.... This should have been taken care of 20 years ago.
  8. +7
    10 June 2024 20: 13
    From the enemy. near Odessa, right at the airfield, a concrete plant will be set up. This is only what is visible on the maps.
    1. +4
      10 June 2024 21: 05
      ///////At the enemy. near Odessa, right at the airfield, a concrete plant will be set up. ////////

      The airfield is being repaired immediately after the attacks. Shkolny probably wrote more than once about the attacks on it. But religion doesn’t allow you to hit a concrete plant.
      1. 0
        10 June 2024 22: 15
        They may have struck, but Google has posted old pictures. I think it’s not difficult to repair the factory mixers and pumps, or they will install new ones. And what will happen to gravel and sand?
        Here's an example, 30 cubic meters per hour, but there are even cheaper installations.
        1. +3
          10 June 2024 23: 31
          /////////I think it’s not difficult to fix the factory mixers and pumps, or they’ll install new ones. //////////

          But I think that if there is a direct hit from a rocket, then there will be nothing to repair there, everything will turn into scrap metal. Otherwise they are feeding us an interesting logic - there is no need to hit the factories, everything will be repaired, there is no need to restore the bridges, there is no need for the railway depot, and the same thing for Bankova - there is no need. Only the conventional Vanka and Mykola remain on the front line, machine gun to machine gun - wow, this is just right!
      2. +1
        11 June 2024 02: 28
        Quote: Third District
        But religion doesn’t allow you to hit a concrete plant.

        The cost of an automation cabinet for such a concrete plant is 300 rubles, cables and motors are another 000 rubles.
  9. +6
    10 June 2024 20: 38
    But the RF Ministry of Defense did not build, is not building and will not be!.... Hunchback - a shovel will fix
  10. +3
    10 June 2024 20: 55
    This doesn’t mean that North Korean generals are smarter than ours, right? Our generals are the most general generals...
  11. +1
    10 June 2024 22: 05
    The most modern aircraft of the DPRK Air Force today are based at Suncheon Air Base - these are MiG-29 fighters and Su-25 attack aircraft

    The experience of the war in Ukraine showed that they are suitable only for a very limited range of tasks.
  12. +6
    10 June 2024 23: 52
    The DPRK is building hangars “in case hostilities break out,” and our generals are building generals’ dachas and palaces “during hostilities.” The system is unlikely to be broken.
  13. +1
    11 June 2024 05: 59
    The only thing is to disperse them, otherwise they cost a lot, but still better than the Russian Federation.
  14. +1
    11 June 2024 12: 31
    Are they building here? Or are most people standing in the open air and waiting for enemy UAVs?

    If they wait, hangars will no longer be needed.
    This way the problem will disappear.