North Korea’s weapons-development facilities: new details from the UN Panel
The Panel’s examination of key sites suggests that the missile manufacturing complex continues to expand
This is part two of a three-part series by Ankit Panda on the latest report by the UN Panel of Experts on North Korea. Read part one here.
North Korea’s weapons of mass destruction are manufactured and maintained at a range of sites across the country. Pyongyang has over the decades used its relatively compact, mountainous geography to disperse important facilities all over the country, but several of the better-known, above-ground facilities are regularly scrutinized for new developments by analysts tracking the country’s military developments.
The recently-released report of the United Nations Panel
- 01North Korea in June 2020: a month in review and what’s ahead
- 02Some progress on long-stalled Pyongyang housing blocks under new campaign
- 03Sitting above rank: the rise of Ri Pyong Chol, Pak Jong Chon, and the military
- 04Secret partner: North Korean in Thailand behind network of money-making entities
- 05North Korean think tank statement shows focus on U.S. ‘hostile policy’ prevails
- 06Volte-face: What explains Kim Jong Un’s sudden change of heart?
- 07North Korea’s Central Military Commission: Kim Jong Un promotes a new generation
- 08Motivations for mass leafleting: What next for inter-Korean tensions?