Ankit Panda is an adjunct senior fellow at the Federation of American Scientists and an international security analyst. He is also a senior editor at The Diplomat. Follow him on Twitter at @nktpnd.
As diplomacy has stalled, Pyongyang has enhanced its already-formidable conventional war-fighting capability
The DPRK remains committed to developing a sea-leg for its nuclear forces
Images appear to show a 600mm MLRS system and suggest three, not two, rockets were launched
The Panel of Experts' latest findings reveal development continues unabated
With end to ROK-Japan intelligence sharing agreement, alliances with U.S. to again serve vital role
Kim Jong Un is demonstrating a degree of military parity between his capabilities and those of South Korea
New reporting suggests the "hard to intercept" missile could pose a major challenge to the allies
These new systems are likely to complicate wartime planning for the U.S.-South Korea alliance
Data is limited, but state media reports should concern U.S. and South Korean defense officials
Evidence suggests a greater role for the new missile than simply that of a conventional weapons delivery platform
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