July 01, 2022

North Korea accelerates military parade training ahead of key holidays: Imagery

Scale of celebrations for Feb. 16 holiday unclear, but major parade featuring heavy weapons expected by April

Signs of increased preparations for a military parade have appeared in Pyongyang in recent weeks, according to informed sources on the ground and satellite imagery, indicating North Korea is planning to hold a parade for one or multiple upcoming holidays.

One source in Pyongyang told NK News that they heard jet aircraft flying over the DPRK capital in the evening last week. A Russian media outlet also reported on jet flyovers heard on the night of Jan. 27.