April 09, 2020


Ankit Panda

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.


North Korea tests “super-large” rocket launcher: what we learned

The incredible testing activity this month by Pyongyang raises questions about what April might bring

Ankit Panda March 30, 2020

The return of the KN-24: unpacking North Korea’s March 21 missile test

Pyongyang's missile ambitions show no signs of abating

Ankit Panda March 22, 2020

North Korea’s second missile test this year: what we learned

The KN-25 now appears set to become a mainstay of the KPA’s short-range missile forces

Ankit Panda March 11, 2020

A return to form: North Korea kicks off its 2020 testing campaign

Monday's "long-range artillery" drill by the DPRK could mark the beginning of a sustained period of military activity

Ankit Panda March 3, 2020

What to expect at a potential North Korean military parade next month

A February parade could serve as an opportunity to showcase new missile tech without breaching Trump's "red line"

Ankit Panda January 27, 2020

What to make of North Korea’s “very important” test at Sohae

Saturday's test represents an emphatic step by the DPRK to push back on one of the achievements of the Singapore summit

Ankit Panda December 9, 2019

What South Korea’s decision to remain in GSOMIA means for North Korea policy

As the DPRK's end-of-year deadline looms, the move will ensure greater crisis responsiveness should tensions resurface

Ankit Panda November 25, 2019

What to make of North Korea’s third successful MRLS test this year

As diplomacy has stalled, Pyongyang has enhanced its already-formidable conventional war-fighting capability

Ankit Panda November 2, 2019

N. Korea’s new submarine-launched ballistic missile: unpacking the Pukguksong-3

The DPRK remains committed to developing a sea-leg for its nuclear forces

Ankit Panda October 3, 2019

North Korea’s new Multiple Launch Rocket System: a closer look

Images appear to show a 600mm MLRS system and suggest three, not two, rockets were launched

Ankit Panda September 11, 2019
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