North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may soon be gearing up to launch a new submarine capable of firing ballistic missiles, according to a U.S.-based think tank.
What Happened: According to a report in Reuters, 38 North, which monitors North Korea, said on the east coast of the nation six barges and vessels had gathered near the construction hall quay. They were detected from Sept. 18 onwards. 38 North mentioned in the report that its observation was based on commercial satellite imagery of the Sinpo South Shipyard.
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“While barges and a dry dock have been occasionally observed around the submarine launch quay at the main construction hall, the presence of six vessels and barges in this area has not been observed before,” the report said.
It concluded that the activity…