North Korean military parade to celebrate Feb. 8 army anniversary: Imagery
Marchers form numbers ‘75’ and ‘2.8’ during training, appearing to confirm event on army anniversary
North Korea appears to have scheduled its upcoming military parade for Feb. 8 to celebrate the 75th founding anniversary of the Korean People’s Army (KPA), according to NK Pro analysis of satellite imagery.
Planet Labs imagery taken late last month shows marchers forming the number “75” during practice at a military parade training compound in Pyongyang, appearing to confirm for the first time that a parade will be held on the anniversary date.
The numbers “2.8,” meaning Feb. 8, also appeared in Kim Il Sung Square on Saturday as part of civilian parade formation training, according to NK
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