May 17, 2021
NK Pro Banner
NK Pro Banner

WMD

Information related to North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs

North Korea in Sept. 2020: A month review and what’s ahead

North Korea in Sept. 2020: A month review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from Sept. 1, 2020 to Sept. 30, 2020

North Korea in Sept. 2020: A month review and what’s ahead
Author Image NK Pro October 2, 2020
North Korea renovates key missile launcher factory ahead of big military parade

North Korea renovates key missile launcher factory ahead of big military parade

Renovations at March 16 Factory accelerated in summer 2020, spurred by Kim Jong Un’s visit a year earlier

North Korea renovates key missile launcher factory ahead of big military parade
Author Image Colin Zwirko September 22, 2020
North Korea mysteriously airs and then deletes rare footage of an old SLBM test

North Korea mysteriously airs and then deletes rare footage of an old SLBM test

The footage is not related to Pyongyang’s newest SLBM developments, but its prompt cover-up raises questions

North Korea mysteriously airs and then deletes rare footage of an old SLBM test
Author Image Colin Zwirko September 16, 2020
North Korea’s nuclear program carries on, but it’s getting even harder to track

North Korea’s nuclear program carries on, but it’s getting even harder to track

The new International Atomic Energy Agency report is shedding light on North Korea's recent nuclear activities

North Korea’s nuclear program carries on, but it’s getting even harder to track
Author Image Ankit Panda September 7, 2020
The pros and cons of South Korea’s new, high-tech missile defense plans

The pros and cons of South Korea’s new, high-tech missile defense plans

Seoul rolled out an ambitious, five-year defense plan against the North with a domestic version of Israel's Iron Dome

The pros and cons of South Korea’s new, high-tech missile defense plans
Author Image Ankit Panda August 14, 2020
‘A gift and a curse’: What South Korea’s $253 billion defense plan really means

‘A gift and a curse’: What South Korea’s $253 billion defense plan really means

The new, high-budget plan for 2021 - 2025 puts a big focus on interceptors meant to thwart North Korean missiles

‘A gift and a curse’: What South Korea’s $253 billion defense plan really means
Author Image Chun In-bum August 12, 2020
How sanctions failed to stop North Korea from developing dangerous weapons tech

How sanctions failed to stop North Korea from developing dangerous weapons tech

An unpublished U.N. report details several key technological developments made by the DPRK in recent years

How sanctions failed to stop North Korea from developing dangerous weapons tech
Author Image Ankit Panda August 7, 2020
‘Growing scope’ of North Korean nuclear weapons shown in unpublished UN report

‘Growing scope’ of North Korean nuclear weapons shown in unpublished UN report

DPRK activity linked to potential ballistic missile manufacturing and possible R&D on advanced weapons systems

‘Growing scope’ of North Korean nuclear weapons shown in unpublished UN report
Author Image Ankit Panda August 6, 2020
Wollo-ri: nuclear warhead storage area, manufacturing site, or military academy?

Wollo-ri: nuclear warhead storage area, manufacturing site, or military academy?

Analyses and sources conflict on what exactly the facilities are being used for

Wollo-ri: nuclear warhead storage area, manufacturing site, or military academy?
Author Image Ankit Panda July 10, 2020
North Korea in June 2020: a month in review and what’s ahead

North Korea in June 2020: a month in review and what’s ahead

An analysis of the main developments between June 1 and June 30

North Korea in June 2020: a month in review and what’s ahead
Author Image NK Pro July 2, 2020
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 16