September 29, 2020

US sounds the alarm on North Korea’s missile development wishlist

Advisory lists top industries and items North Korea may be seeking from abroad, warning global industry over sanctions

Three top U.S. government agencies issued a fresh warning this week that Washington is “committed to disrupting” North Korea’s ballistic missile supply chain and cracking down on those who violate sanctions by supplying the DPRK.

In a joint advisory published on Sept. 1, the U.S. government agencies also listed out items that it believes North Korea is trying to illegally obtain, including heavy vehicles used as missile launchers and materials to develop solid fuel ballistic missiles.