President‘s Message

Welcome to the Agency for Defense Development’s website.

The Agency for Defense Development is at the forefront of developing breakthrough technology — innovative science and technology (S&T) solutions — to reduce national threats and respond to North Korea’s missile and nuclear ambitions on the Korean peninsula.

From being the cornerstone of national defense for the past 52 years, the Agency for Defense Development is now prepared to take a leap forward into the next 50 years dedicating itself to “Defending Our Nation with the Strength of Our Own Science and Technology.”

The Agency for Defense Development is unwaveringly defending our nation and leading the world’s defense R&D. Join us in redefining boundaries and paving new paths for the future.