February 23, 2020


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 Schmerler July 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 Schmerler June 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 Schmerler September 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 Schmerler March 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 LaFoy October 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 Schmerler September 5, 2016

Intentional lofting? North Korea’s June 22 Musudan tests

Image analysis of North Korea’s recent Musudan missile test

Dave Schmerler July 14, 2016

North Korea’s solid punch?

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

Dave Schmerler April 5, 2016