The Democratic People's Republic of Korea Air Force - DPRKAF’s current organisation comprises a Headquarters, four Air Divisions, two Tactical Transportation Brigades and the same number of Sniper Brigades (special forces) intended to be dropped behind enemy lines to cause havoc in time of war. The HQ is in Pyongyang and has direct control of the VIP Flight, the Kyongsong Officers School, reconnaissance, electronic warfare, test/evaluation regiments and all the DPRKAF’s air defence units.
Defensive/offensive assets are operated by three Air Divisions headquartered in Kaech’on, Toksan and Hwangju, and are responsible for the DPRK’s massive ground to air gun and missile defence systems. The remaining Air Division, headquartered in Orang, is dedicated to operational training. The two Tactical Transportation Brigades have their HQs in Taechon and Sondok respectively.