May 27, 2024
Analysis

Satellite imagery shows test range built for new N.Korean armor

Recently completed test range highlights sincerity of development of new indigenous tanks, could ind

Analysis of satellite imagery has revealed a new mile-long tank testing facility has finished construction just North of the city of Kusong, strategically close to the Kusong tank factory.

With production of a variety of North Korea’s newest tanks slowly taking off, the test range was likely constructed to assess their capabilities in the field and evaluate incorporated technologies, many of them novel to North Korea’s armed forces.

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