May 29, 2024

WMD

Information related to North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs

North Korea in March 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in March 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from March 1, 2024 to March 31, 2024

North Korea in March 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
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NK Pro April 3, 2024
Timeline: From North Korea’s nuclear rocket salvo to the next ‘great person’ 
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Timeline: From North Korea’s nuclear rocket salvo to the next ‘great person’ 

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from March 1 to March 31, 2024

Timeline: From North Korea’s nuclear rocket salvo to the next ‘great person’ 
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NK Pro April 3, 2024
North Korea says Kim Jong Un led test of new ‘Hwasong-16B’ hypersonic missile

North Korea says Kim Jong Un led test of new ‘Hwasong-16B’ hypersonic missile

Solid-fuel intermediate-range ballistic missile allows DPRK to launch nukes 'quickly, accurately and powerfully'

North Korea says Kim Jong Un led test of new ‘Hwasong-16B’ hypersonic missile
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko April 3, 2024
In limbo: What’s next for North Korea sanctions after Russia vetoes UN watchdog
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In limbo: What’s next for North Korea sanctions after Russia vetoes UN watchdog

Last-minute deal to save Panel of Experts looks unlikely, and former members say any replacement would lack UN authority

In limbo: What’s next for North Korea sanctions after Russia vetoes UN watchdog
US, ROK launch new task force to counter North Korean oil smuggling

US, ROK launch new task force to counter North Korean oil smuggling

Allies seek to crack down on sanctions evasion supporting DPRK nuclear program amid dysfunction in UN sanctions regime

US, ROK launch new task force to counter North Korean oil smuggling
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin March 27, 2024
North Korea expanding suspected uranium enrichment site, satellite imagery shows
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North Korea expanding suspected uranium enrichment site, satellite imagery shows

Construction could increase floor space for centrifuges and comes after Kim Jong Un called for boosting nuke production

North Korea expanding suspected uranium enrichment site, satellite imagery shows
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko March 26, 2024
US, ROK forces train for subterranean combat in tunnels of North Korea

US, ROK forces train for subterranean combat in tunnels of North Korea

Drills inspired by underground warfare in Gaza likely include operations against WMD storage facilities, expert says

US, ROK forces train for subterranean combat in tunnels of North Korea
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim | Joon Ha Park March 21, 2024
North Korea relies on crypto theft for up to half of foreign income: UN report

North Korea relies on crypto theft for up to half of foreign income: UN report

Panel of Experts estimates DPRK cybercriminals have stolen $3B since 2017 to bankroll regime’s nuclear weapons

North Korea relies on crypto theft for up to half of foreign income: UN report
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy March 21, 2024
Russia has fired North Korean missiles at Ukraine some 50 times, prosecutors say

Russia has fired North Korean missiles at Ukraine some 50 times, prosecutors say

Ukraine alleges DPRK missiles have struck at least six regions, singling out ballistic missile attacks on Kharkiv

Russia has fired North Korean missiles at Ukraine some 50 times, prosecutors say
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin March 15, 2024
South Korea hold drills on taking out North Korean ballistic missile launchers

South Korea hold drills on taking out North Korean ballistic missile launchers

US-ROK special forces also train to eliminate DPRK leadership in conflict on penultimate day of Freedom Shield exercises

South Korea hold drills on taking out North Korean ballistic missile launchers
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim | Joon Ha Park March 13, 2024