North Korea continues to signal interest in munitions production, launches
The DPRK could be hinting at shifting priorities — and plans for more testing in the future
North Korean state media has continued to show interest in the munitions industry and weapons launches in recent weeks, despite refraining from conducting further missile tests since May 9.
Pyongyang could be signaling shifting priorities in favor of the munitions industry and may be laying the groundwork for more weapons launches in the future.
This builds on the subtle signals state media conveyed earlier, including the resurgence of key munitions industry personnel during the April party plenum and the reemergence of signs during Kim’s guidance of a “tactical guided weapon” in mid-April associated with the
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