• Security / Defense Policy • Strategy Research

    SMI’s primary function is to analyze Korean peninsula’s strategic environment. Our researches present forward-thinking defense policies, comprehensive assessments of North Korean military capability, and strategic frameworks for military power enhancement.

  • Defense Capability Enhancement Projects Analysis

    SMI envisions to become the academic bedrock of defense capability enhancement. Our requirements analyses, preliminary studies, and feasibility analyses contribute to a rational policymaking in defense acquisition.

  • Defense Technology and Industry Research

    SMI contributes to defense R&D policymaking by surveying levels/trends of advanced defense technologies. Our researches cover technological capability analysis of defense R&D industry, civil-military technological cooperation, defense industrial policies on defense industry establishment/development.

  • Defense Management Research

    SMI’s researches on force support system strengthens the academic foundation of defense management and force enhancement. Our researches analyze military logistics, military medical system, military facilities, and various related topics.

  • Defense ICT and Cyber Warfare Research

    SMI leads research on the wars of the future. Our research topics include cyber warfare, C4I system, and defense ICT policymaking.

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  • Research Projects

    Thales Business Strategy in the R√ Defense Market


    MTU Business Strategy for 871 Engine in Korea


    A Study on the Strategy Development of Boeing's Rotary wing Aircrafts


    R√ Army Aviation Force Improvement Policy Direction


    R√ military sustainment market assessment