Why North Korea’s ‘radioactive tsunami’ weapon may just be a bluff
New undersea drone has major flaws that make it unworthy of serious investment, but it can still send message to US
One of the major goals of North Korea’s nuclear force modernization is to diversify its systems for delivering nuclear weapons. To this end, leader Kim Jong Un has overseen the introduction of everything from new cruise missiles to new basing modes for short-range ballistic missiles, including lake-launch missiles and silo basing.
This broader push for diversification has now taken Pyongyang decidedly into the realm of the exotic: On Friday morning, North Korean state media revealed that the country has developed an “underwater nuclear attack drone.”
Designated “Haeil” and described as a “secret weapon,” the
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