January 24, 2022

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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.

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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 SchmerlerDave SchmerlerJuly 23, 2019
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Revealed: North Korea’s under-development space environment test center

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

Dave SchmerlerDave SchmerlerJune 25, 2019
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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 SchmerlerDave SchmerlerSeptember 5, 2017
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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 SchmerlerDave SchmerlerMarch 16, 2017
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Blast-off: Identifying North Korea’s new ER Scud

Image analysis shows the DPRK appears to be making significant strides

Dave SchmerlerDave Schmerler | Scott LaFoyOctober 18, 2016
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What did we learn from North Korea’s latest KN-11 test?

North Korean state-media footage shows new two stage system

Dave SchmerlerDave SchmerlerSeptember 5, 2016
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Intentional lofting? North Korea’s June 22 Musudan tests

Image analysis of North Korea’s recent Musudan missile test

Dave SchmerlerDave SchmerlerJuly 14, 2016
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North Korea’s solid punch?

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

Dave SchmerlerDave SchmerlerApril 5, 2016
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N.Korea counters doubts with ‘miniaturized’ bomb photo

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

Dave SchmerlerDave SchmerlerMarch 10, 2016