October 04, 2023

Missiles

Information related to the North Korean missile program

North Koreans should display nuclear missile trinkets on desks, state media says

North Koreans should display nuclear missile trinkets on desks, state media says

Citizens also expected to wear more pieces of patriotic flair as state pushes displays of loyalty to authorities

North Koreans should display nuclear missile trinkets on desks, state media says
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko September 15, 2023
Bending the rules: How Russia could justify helping North Korea’s space program
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Bending the rules: How Russia could justify helping North Korea’s space program

Moscow may try to reinterpret UN sanctions to make good on offer of aid, though experts say their cooperation has limits

Bending the rules: How Russia could justify helping North Korea’s space program
James Fretwell
James Fretwell September 14, 2023
North Korea launches ballistic missiles as Kim Jong Un visits Russia for summit

North Korea launches ballistic missiles as Kim Jong Un visits Russia for summit

South Korean military says DPRK fired two short-range missiles, in first launches while leader out of country

North Korea launches ballistic missiles as Kim Jong Un visits Russia for summit
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim September 13, 2023
North Korea’s last remaining satellite to burn up in atmosphere soon: Experts

North Korea’s last remaining satellite to burn up in atmosphere soon: Experts

Defunct Kwangmyongsong-3-2 could fall to Earth this week after decade in space, leaving DPRK without satellite in orbit

North Korea’s last remaining satellite to burn up in atmosphere soon: Experts
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin September 12, 2023
Book review: Exploring Japan’s response to North Korea’s growing nuclear threat

Book review: Exploring Japan’s response to North Korea’s growing nuclear threat

Tomotaro Inoue delves into rapid increase in Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile tests and Tokyo’s options to deter them

Book review: Exploring Japan’s response to North Korea’s growing nuclear threat
Stephen Mercado
Stephen Mercado September 11, 2023
Kim Jong Un celebrates 75 years of North Korea with mass ‘militia’ parade

Kim Jong Un celebrates 75 years of North Korea with mass ‘militia’ parade

Leader also meets top Chinese official as the country celebrates diamond jubilee with third mass procession of 2023

Kim Jong Un celebrates 75 years of North Korea with mass ‘militia’ parade
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin September 9, 2023
North Korea’s nuclear ambitions reach new stage with ballistic missile submarine
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North Korea’s nuclear ambitions reach new stage with ballistic missile submarine

Hero Kim Kun Ok may not reach depths of others but multiple launch modes can fluster US and allied targeting in crisis

North Korea’s nuclear ambitions reach new stage with ballistic missile submarine
Ankit Panda
Ankit Panda September 8, 2023
North Korea launches new ‘nuclear attack submarine’: State media

North Korea launches new ‘nuclear attack submarine’: State media

Kim Jong Un promises more ballistic missile and nuclear-powered submarines at ceremony on east coast

North Korea launches new ‘nuclear attack submarine’: State media
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko September 8, 2023
When Putin met the Kims: 20 years of armored trains and opulence

When Putin met the Kims: 20 years of armored trains and opulence

A look at leaders’ summits as reports swirl of upcoming meeting between Russian president and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un

When Putin met the Kims: 20 years of armored trains and opulence
James Fretwell
James Fretwell September 7, 2023
Missiles and ship engines: A look at Kim Jong Un’s latest weapons plant visits
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Missiles and ship engines: A look at Kim Jong Un’s latest weapons plant visits

North Korean leader continues to inspect facilities mass-producing weapons that Russia reportedly seeks

Missiles and ship engines: A look at Kim Jong Un’s latest weapons plant visits
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko September 6, 2023