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N Korea aggressively developing ballistic missile submarine: Report

The report says that throughout 2017 there have been continued movement of parts and components of submarine at North Korea's Sinpo South Shipyard

Reuters  |  Washington 

Satellite images taken this month of a North Korean naval shipyard indicate Pyongyang is pursuing an "aggressive schedule" to build its first operational ballistic missile submarine, a U.S. institute reported on Thursday. Washington-based 38 North, a North Korea monitoring project, cited images taken on Nov. 5 showing activity at North Korea's Sinpo South Shipyard. "The presence of what appear to be sections of a submarine's pressure hull in the yards suggests construction of a new submarine, possibly the SINPO-C ballistic missile submarine - the ...

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First Published: Fri, November 17 2017. 08:58 IST