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MoU Signed by the Republic of Korea Army and KAIST

Writer : PR Office Date : 2018-03-07 Hit : 2168 Email : kaistpr@kaist.ac.kr

MoU Signed by the Republic of Korea Army and KAIST 이미지1
(From left: KAIST President Sung-Chul Shin and ROKA Chief of Staff Youngwoo Kim)

 

 

On March 7, the Republic of Korea Army (ROKA) and KAIST signed an MoU and opened special sessions dedicated to the army in order to reinforce research and development capacities. 

The close partnership between KAIST and ROKA will provide an opportunity to establish advanced combat development systems. 

Through the MoU, signed by KAIST President Sung-Chul Shin and ROKA Chief of Staff Youngwoo Kim, both organizations will discuss new opportunities for cooperation between academia and military and establish an institute and its curriculum. 

KAIST is offering special sessions for the army March 5-9, where about 150 executives from ROKA, including the headquarters, education and training command, and logistics command, will participate.

These session are expected to enhance the army’s capabilities through education on cutting-edge equipment that will emerge during the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

The director of the KAIST Security Convergence Institute, Soo Hyun Kim, said, “KAIST and ROKA will plan and operate various programs together though this partnership as well as special sessions. I hope this cooperation will be an opportunity to enhance the combat development of ROKA.” 

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