What North Korea’s new copycat drones may owe to friends and cyber spies
While source of designs remains unknown, DPRK has turned to allies to advance UAV program and stolen US tech before
North Korea introduced two new military drones last month — the Morning Star-4 reconnaissance drone and the Morning Star-9 multi-purpose attack drone — and in the process took a step toward its ambition of deploying unmanned aerial warfare capabilities.
But what stood out the most about the Morning Star-4 and Morning Star-9 were their striking resemblance to the U.S.-made RQ-4 Global Hawk and MQ-9 Reaper, respectively, raising questions about the origins of the DPRK’s new advanced drones.
Experts told NK Pro that much remains unclear about how North Korea developed the striking unmanned aircraft
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