Stijn Mitzer is an analyst and blogger based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Working as a contributor for IHS Jane’s and Bellingcat, he is now writing a book about the Korean People’s Army.
This massive new vehicle may be impractical, but its development shows North Korea can now make its own mobile launchers
Two undercover actors pretended to strike a weapons deal with North Korean operatives, who showed off advanced arms
With a rapidly-transforming threat looming in the DPRK, who knows what will be on display a decade from now?
More new military equipment introduced at October 10 parade than any other parade in recent DPRK history
The DPRK attempted to rectify its rudimentary ASW capabilities by dealing with Havana in the early 2000s
North Korea's latest parade lacked missiles, though there were plenty of new developments
Scud-based high-precision ballistic missile test confirms diversification of North Korea's strategic rocket forces, yet capabilities remain unclear
Overshadowed by a missile test, the introduction of potent new air defense system is a significant domestic achievement
The 2017 parade in Pyongyang revealed several new types of small arms, some patterned after suspiciously modern designs
North Korea showcases new developments from its Strategic Rocket Forces, alongside older hardware
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