The WHNS program is coordinated by the Republic ofKorea Ministry of National Defense (MND) and the WHNS branch of the U.S.
The capstone document of the WHNS program is the Umbrella Agreement, which was signed in 1991 by the U.S.
A WHNS requirement must meet specific criteria in order to qualify as a valid WHNS request.
WHNS assets are available only after a declaration of mobilization and approval by the Republic of Korea Government.
The USFK WHNS system is validated during peacetime through WHNS exercises.
using units conduct terrain walks on WHNS real estate.
using units meet with Republic of Korea civil providers to validate and refine how WHNS assets will be used.
units validate point-of-contact information of a WHNS asset by contacting the Korean providing unit and confirming that phone numbers are up to date.