A few weeks ago the Yomiuri News on-line reported the following:
On the 2nd (November) the Union News reported that according the talking within the Korean government sources, North Korea had built a new-style submarine that could load submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM).
It was said that a submarine built by the
Soviet Union in 1958 used
until 1990s was imported; its dismantling and redesigning had been completed.
According to a report, the submarine was 6.6 meters in width and about 67 meters in full length. It could be seen that several dozen times of launching pad experiment had been made on land and at sea in a shipyard site in South Hamgyong Province at North Korea’s northeast; and it was assumed that there was a high possibility that all experiments would be completed within one to two years.
On the 2nd the people related to the Korean government in response to of this newspaper coverage, based on the fact that
Korea had imported from a submarine and launched it
into the water, said that "While we can see launching pad related experiments
have been performed, the technological standard cannot be inspected. The miniature
of the warhead is also necessary". Russia
It is an interesting development in the
I am wondering whether this submariner would cause alarm in China and the US. Korean Peninsula