According to the KBS channel, Seoul military experts hope that the use of drones will help to significantly reduce cases of soldiers wounded by mines.
Commercial production of the drones is scheduled for 2024, the media reported.
In spite of their long-standing armistice, South and North Korea remain legally at war, as no peace treaty was signed after the 1950-1953 Korean War.
In late October, South Korean President Park Geun-hye announced that she would increase military spending to counter the possibility of North Korean hostilities.
Source: KBS Channel