North Korea’s new ballistic missile support facility at Sil-li: key takeaways
New analysis offers important insights into Pyongyang's potential future missile basing decisions
This week, Jane’s Intelligence Review and the Center for Strategic and International Studies published a joint imagery analysis of a new facility identified to have a likely role in North Korea’s ballistic missile program.
Joseph Bermudez, the author of the analysis, identified the Sil-li Ballistic Missile Support Facility, a facility that appears to be due to finish construction near Pyongyang Sunan International Airport.
According to Bermudez, Sil-li contains a “high-bay building within the facility … large enough to accommodate an elevated Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile and, therefore, the entirety of North Korea’s known
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