Satellite images show North Korea near the border with North Korea build a new missile base
United States alleged North Korean media published the second long-range missile base in the military pictures
People Online Beijing on September 11, according to reports the Sing Tao Global Network, a private research organization analysis of the latest satellite images revealed that North Korea is building a second missile launch base. As the new base in the mountains, the location close to the Chinese airspace, U.S. warplanes more difficult for long-term air monitoring.
Sing Tao Global Network quoted the Phoenix reported that the two were taken in April 2006 and June 2008, satellite images show North Korea nuclear issue on the deal with the United States during the new base for continued expansion , there are already mobile launcher, the rocket 10-storey frame, and engine test benches. Therefore, the analysis of non-governmental research organization that the new base began eight years ago to start the West Bank in the DPRK.
Although there is no vertical rocket assembly tower, visual or radar trace the equipment and air defense systems, but has improved engine technology can help. North Korea was in 2006 from the old base, firing a Taepodong-2 rocket, carrying the satellite lifted off claims to the incident forced the international return to the negotiating table to seek North Korea abandon its nuclear program. Experts said the new base has not been test-fired rockets. U.S. intelligence agencies have long been aware of the existence of this base, but this is the first exposure related photos.