North Korea Expert: U.S. military suspects Korea Battleship event has nothing to do with the DPRK’s largest
Korean Navy salvaged the day the ship placed on the barge newspaper correspondent
with South Korea on the “day” ship deepening investigation of the incident, South Korean navy prepared to change “against the guidelines” to “offensive defense” to prevent other countries’ cross-border. ” South Korea’s navy would probably be more likely to lead to “accidental discharge” event, so that the security situation in the Korean Peninsula, “worse.” But North Korea experts issued a document, there are four evidence that North Korea has nothing to do with the passage of ships, but rather the largest U.S. military suspects.
Naval change “against the Guide”
Yonhap reported on May 7, according to Korean military sources, the “day” ship incident After the South Korean Navy plans to change the rules of engagement, to “rapidly, high-profile” to address cross-border DPRK ships.
Yonhap said, although the Korean navy will follow the current rules of engagement in three phases, namely, to take “warning broadcast – a warning shot – aim and shoot” approach, push back, “cross-border,” the ships of other countries. Different is that, after the South Korean Navy will use the long way to broadcast a warning, warning ships of the cross-border, such as ignoring the other side, then fired warning shots. The aim is to minimize the potential for conflict. Naval rules of engagement now plans to shift to an “offensive” main: a warning in a short time after broadcast, that is up to aim and shoot a warning shot.
been released in the “day” ship survey occasion, the South Korean navy This is consistent with domestic public opinion toward tough. Accordance with the South Korean Navy’s views, the North Korean patrol boat last year, a total violation of the West Sea (Yellow Sea) NLL 23 times. South Korean Navy to change the practice guidelines to meet the challenge, make the two sides “accidental discharge” the possibility of greatly increased.
Korean intelligence authorities that the aluminum from the torpedo
South Korea, “Chosun Ilbo” reported on May 7, responsible for investigating the “day” ship sinking accident preliminary joint investigation team concluded that the “day” ship hull and other parts of the composition and aluminum powder found from the torpedo. Korean government sources, in the “days” aft of the ship’s chimney and cut surface contact with the seabed to detect the powder composition, are more powerful than TNT high explosive RDX. The explosives used in the torpedo, not mine. In addition, the joint investigation team also cut surface ship and submarine found about 10 aluminum pieces, the South Korean military source said: “aluminum debris have been identified as part of a torpedo, but not yet identified is manufactured by the country.” South Korean media the previous day (6) that North Korea might use the German-made torpedo launch attacks. Defense Ministry official said, did not find German-made torpedo components, and North Korea also is difficult to introduce or use German torpedo.
“Chosun Ilbo” reported on May 6, South Korean intelligence authorities have mastered the evidence and concluded that “Days” ship is sinking as North Korea. The newspaper said the “day” ship after the incident, a comprehensive analysis of Korean intelligence authorities of the U.S. reconnaissance satellites, U-2 reconnaissance aircraft, Han Jun’s “King Kong” and “old age” reconnaissance and communications monitoring base to collect technical intelligence, and a variety of human intelligence, that the evidence showed that the Korean investigation bureau under the Bureau of Investigation Bureau and operational planning task force composed of the entire event. “Chosun Ilbo,” also said that South Korea has mastered the intelligence agencies suspected of attacks on “Heaven,” a small submarine ship toward specific military movements, plans to formally announce the joint investigation team findings, the evidence publicly through the appropriate channels.
North Korea experts say North Korea has nothing to do with Battleship
faced criticism from South Korea and the international community’s concerns, the DPRK has denied. Dr. Jin Mingzhe Korean Academy of Social Sciences in Hong Kong “Asia Times” issued a document, stressing that North Korea can not attack “day” ship, the culprit may be the U.S. warships or military aircraft. Jin Mingzhe often published articles on foreign periodicals, outsiders called North Korea’s “unofficial spokesman.”
Jin Mingzhe said in the article, there is no evidence that the DPRK with the “day” ship incident a direct link, and a variety of circumstantial evidence will show that the real perpetrators. Jin Mingzhe said there are four evidence that sunk the “Tian” ship-to-North Korean submarine is a “mission impossible”: ① North Korean submarine stealth performance, it can not pass through heavy anti-submarine forces the US-ROK defense without being discovered; ② North Korean submarine action is slow, do not have the advanced “air-independent power plant” (AIP) technology, not covert operations in Korean waters and safe evacuation; ③ South Korea was being “critical determination/Yaoying” exercise, in the exercise of South Korea At least four navies, “Aegis” ships, naval exercises between the two countries may also participate in the submarine, “own goal” is very likely; ④ U.S. Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg and Sharp, commander of U.S. forces in Korea the senior officials said North Korea was not found involved in “day” ship incident evidence. Jin Mingzhe also joked that if the cause of the accident is determined in Seoul to North Korea, which will make the Korean-made weapons in the international market have a stronger appeal.
Jin Mingzhe that resulted in “days” torpedo sank the ship, may be participating from the U.S. or South Korean warships fired, or in the exercise of the fighters fired. Participating in four “Aegis” ships and most of the U.S. and South Korean warships are equipped with “MK-46″ torpedo, the torpedo has a powerful anti-submarine and anti-ship capabilities. From the U.S. military in Afghanistan and Iraq on the battlefield performance, often harming friendly forces, so the largest U.S. military suspects. Jin Mingzhe stressed that if the U.S. military investigation concluded that the accidental injury, not only to make the U.S. more expensive combat system into disrepute, even in Korea set off a fierce anti-American sentiment, which will make South Korea the United States President Barack Obama and President Lee Myung-bak into very embarrassing the situation, so the two leaders are trying to cover up the truth. U.S. President Barack Obama on April 1 in the sinking of condolences to the South Korean President Lee Myung-bak at the same time, Lee also expressed its willingness to host the next 2012 Nuclear Safety Summit, Agence France-Presse commented, “This makes many people surprised, “because most observers believe that Russia will be the next host. The reason Obama has made such a gesture, the most plausible explanation is that South Korea may have to appease the U.S. friendly fire “day” ship of anger, while the South Korean government to compensate with the cover.
of Jinming Zhe’s article, U.S. and South Korea are currently no official position. In fact, as early as March 29 South Korean National Assembly at the “day” ship incident hearings, some Members questioned whether U.S. troops have mistakenly hit to cause the accident, South Korean Defense Minister Kim tae denied. U.S. troops also said then, was not in the incident area and activities of U.S. warships and military aircraft.
Korea still exercise restraint
is worth noting that, despite the South Korean navy ships cross-border claims in the future will take “high profile” and “offensive” strategy , but the specific measures, and no new breakthroughs. This shows that the Korean government’s position is also to exercise restraint in order to synchronize with the United States to take measures.
Yonhap reported on the 6th, 25th Security Policy Initiative meeting Hanmei An, held the same day in the South Korean Defense Ministry, the two sides on the “security” reasons for investigating the sinking ship and exchanged views and agreed to under the The findings, to enhance security measures common to cooperate. At the same time, the U.S. North Korea envoy Bosworth and State Department spokesman Crowley, respectively, in the 6th reiterated Obama “the first survey day event to talk about the six-party talks on the ship” principle, which is the Republic of Korea to exercise restraint appreciation is also South Korea’s support.
“Chosun Ilbo” 7 analysis said that if there is conclusive evidence that the “day” ship for the event is North Korea, the Korea-US cooperation will be based on the United States, through the United Nations strongly urged this be held accountable. Meanwhile, the U.S. government has been suggested that if the “day” ship incident findings did not find conclusive evidence that North Korea committed, can not be blind to the six-party talks aside.