Referring to photographs posted on August 11 on 38 North, a USA website specializing in North Korea analysis, Joseph Bermudez, a North Korea specialist, claimed that they could indicate preparations for a new test of a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM).
WASHINGTON | recent photos taken by satellite seem to indicate that North Korea is preparing to test a ballistic missile from a submarine, a resurgence of tensions with the United States, according to a specialist of the army north Korean.
"Recent commercial satellite imagery reveals several developments suggesting that North Korea may be accelerating the development of the sea-based leg of its nuclear forces", he said.
Earlier, the United States President Donald Trump had issued a warning to North Korea that the U.S. military is "locked and loaded" to deal with any provocation from Pyongyang.
Military experts have suggested that, the North could be preparing for an upgrade to its existing submarine's launch systems Pukguksong-1.
Bermudez said the pictures taken in May show similar preparations to those that took place before North Korea's last submarine launched missile test in August a year ago.
He had flown about 500 km in the direction of Japan, which had led the north Korean leader Kim Jong-un to assert that the us mainland was now within range of a submarine crossing the Pacific.
Bermudez said, "Since the July report, netting or tarps have been suspended above both the fore and aft decks of the submarine obscuring any activity taking place beneath them".
A proven SLBM system would take North Korea's nuclear strike threat to a new level, allowing deployment far beyond the Korean peninsula and a "second-strike" capability in the event of an attack on its military bases.
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He also commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for being unbiased and for demonstrating its independency. We will continue to pray for him, we want him to be fit but that does not mean that we will go to sleep.
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Searches are taking place approximately 22.5 km (14 miles) north-west of Malin Head. "All we know is he did not resurface". The Lough Swilly lifeboat, Portrush lifeboat and coastguard helicopter are involved in the search.
Trump responded to that development by threatening to unleash "fire and fury" on North Korea if it continued to threaten the U.S. McMaster also said while poised militarily, the USA is exploring other avenues to confront the threat from Kim's weapons program.
Two Virginia state patrol troopers later died in a helicopter crash while assisting in the city's response to the protests. They clashed with counterprotesters, culminating on Saturday with a man ramming a auto through the counterprotesters.
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Police found 17 undocumented immigrants locked inside a tractor trailer in Edinburg on Sunday according to ABC affiliate, KRGV . James Bradley, 60, the driver of the trailer, was arrested and charged with smuggling the people.
After touching a more than two-month high at US$1,291.86, spot gold last added 0.2 per cent to US$1,288.81 an ounce. Amid the hot rhetoric, US stocks sold off sharply on Thursday, with the S&P 500 falling more than 1 percent.
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