New North Korean military drone spotted on runway, largest seen to date
Apparent UAV is second to appear at key airbase this month, amid testing campaign to fulfill leader’s weapons goals
A large new North Korean military drone appeared in commercial satellite imagery for the first time on Wednesday, according to NK Pro analysis, a sign that the country continues testing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in line with leader Kim Jong Un’s development goals.
The new aircraft appears to have a wingspan of around 115 feet (35 meters), considerably larger than one measuring around 65 feet (20 meters) that NK Pro previously spotted on the Panghyon Airbase runway on June 3, the first time the DPRK is known to have tested a modern drone.
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