And I doubt there will be stopping it if the wizards of GULAG get sporty:
The ROE is to fire back if fired upon. If you dance this in those yugo subs, you are gonna get sunk, NORK.
“If the South is shot upon again by the North, there is no question in my mind that South Korea will respond,” Cha says. “In the past, South Korean ship commanders were required to go up the chain of command for approval to shoot. After the 2010 incident, commanders were given a standing order to retaliate.”
Forcing action through standing order allows the battle to defer to the offender.