North Korea's next step: launching of new heavily-armed submarine

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Read: 717     12:12     27 May 2020    

For quite some time now, some interesting elements have been released on social media about a possible launching a new submarine and submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM). Indeed, those State-of-the-art technologies, currently under construction, have been quoted as possible new strategic weapons that the communist nation could show off in the near future.


According to Yonhap Agency, the South Korean intelligence authorities said they have been closely monitoring the North's activities regarding preparation for the launching of a new submarine destined to the North Korean Navy.

Recently, the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un convened a meeting of the Central Military Commission of the ruling Worker's Party and discussed "new policies for further increasing the nuclear war deterrence.

For the record, North Korea revealed its latest indigenous submarine on 23rd July 2019. Footage showed the communist leader, Kim Jong Un, inspecting the submarine, under construction in Sinpo shipyard. This new submarine appears to be based on the late 50ies Romeo-class, Soviet design and is likely able to deploy a limited number of submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBM).

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North Korea's next step: launching of new heavily-armed submarine

2020/05/1590536788.jpg
Read: 718     12:12     27 May 2020    

For quite some time now, some interesting elements have been released on social media about a possible launching a new submarine and submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM). Indeed, those State-of-the-art technologies, currently under construction, have been quoted as possible new strategic weapons that the communist nation could show off in the near future.


According to Yonhap Agency, the South Korean intelligence authorities said they have been closely monitoring the North's activities regarding preparation for the launching of a new submarine destined to the North Korean Navy.

Recently, the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un convened a meeting of the Central Military Commission of the ruling Worker's Party and discussed "new policies for further increasing the nuclear war deterrence.

For the record, North Korea revealed its latest indigenous submarine on 23rd July 2019. Footage showed the communist leader, Kim Jong Un, inspecting the submarine, under construction in Sinpo shipyard. This new submarine appears to be based on the late 50ies Romeo-class, Soviet design and is likely able to deploy a limited number of submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBM).

Navy Recognition 



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