April 19, 2024


Dave Schmerler

Dave Schmerler is a Research Associate at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, Monterey.  He holds a MA in Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, Monterey.


Revealed: North Korea’s likely new submariner training center

Ongoing construction speaks to the DPRK's broader plans to expand its submarine fleet's capability

Dave SchmerlerJuly 23, 2019

Revealed: North Korea’s under-development space environment test center

Recent developments suggest the DPRK's space ambitions are becoming significantly less opaque

Dave SchmerlerJune 25, 2019

N. Korea’s big device reveal and sixth nuclear test: what the open source data reveals

Sunday's apparent success means more ICBM tests are in store

Dave SchmerlerSeptember 5, 2017

Did North Korea test a fifth missile last week?

North Korea reported that it launched four missiles on March 6, but analysis suggests there may have been a fifth

Dave SchmerlerMarch 16, 2017

Blast-off: Identifying North Korea’s new ER Scud

Image analysis shows the DPRK appears to be making significant strides

Dave Schmerler | Scott LaFoyOctober 18, 2016

What did we learn from North Korea’s latest KN-11 test?

North Korean state-media footage shows new two stage system

Dave SchmerlerSeptember 5, 2016

Intentional lofting? North Korea’s June 22 Musudan tests

Image analysis of North Korea’s recent Musudan missile test

Dave SchmerlerJuly 14, 2016

North Korea’s solid punch?

N.Korea has yet to use solid fuel on anything bigger than KN-02 – fortunately

Dave SchmerlerApril 5, 2016

N.Korea counters doubts with ‘miniaturized’ bomb photo

Photos show Pyongyang is well-aware of skepticism regarding its ability to use nukes

Dave SchmerlerMarch 10, 2016