Korea and the Korean National Day parade reconnaissance blocked by thick clouds (Figure)
9 September, rocket vehicles and equipment in the North Korean capital Pyongyang, Kim Il Sung Square in review. Xinhua News Agency reporters Zhang Bin and Yang She
China Daily AP: According to South Korea, “Central Daily” reported on September 10, in order to detect and North Korea before the 60th anniversary of the parade rehearsal, South Korea and the United States use a variety of reconnaissance and intelligence means and channels. According to the article, in the military parade in the debut of weapons and military parade in the form of its own evaluation of the Korean army military standards are an important criterion.
It is reported that in the past few months, South Korea and the United States intelligence agencies have been staring at the North Korean military parade in Pyongyang near the rehearsal. Used during high-altitude reconnaissance plane U-2, this model is sufficient to capture the photo to Pyongyang. In addition, the day after North Korea several times over the KH-11 spy satellites such as the ability to Pyongyang at a glance.
article also said, on September 9 parade held the day, Pyongyang over the emergence of large clouds, the U.S. military reconnaissance aircraft and spy satellites trying to photograph the clouds below to Pyongyang by a considerable degree of control. South Korean intelligence to North Korea until the afternoon to master narrow the size of the military parade, military parade in the form of changed information, but the reason for North Korea not to do so can make an accurate analysis.
reported that the day of the parade in the “Song of General Kim Il Sung” and “Song of General Kim Jong Il,” the sound of music began, more than 8,000 militia of North Korea more than 30 square one by one by the podium. In the square, the square of the staff and some hand road, and some staff holding a submachine gun goose square road, and some officers take the square of the rocket and machine gun equipped vehicles for inspection. Not shown on the parade missiles, tanks and so on weapons, the Korean People’s Army Armed regular army did not parade.
Korea Cheong Wa Dae official said based on intelligence that day Kim Jong Il did not appear in the parade scene, the Korean army to withdraw from the scene quickly, all the troops back to their respective stations. (Kang Juan)