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Ruling Party Hawks Call for Nuclear Subs to Counter N.K. SLBM

Ruling Party Hawks Call for Nuclear Subs to Counter N.K. SLBM

SEOUL, Aug. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – A group of lawmakers from South Korea’s ruling Saenuri Party said Monday the country should consider building nuclear-powered submarines, amid escalating provocations by Pyongyang.  The remark came as North Korea on Wednesday test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) in waters off its east coast. The South Korean military said [...]

North Korea Airs SLBM Footage on State Television

North Korea Airs SLBM Footage on State Television

SEOUL, Aug. 25 (Korea Bizwire) – North Korea’s central television broadcasting station, Korean Central Television, aired footage of the recent launch of a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) on Thursday, which took place in waters near Sinpo at around 5:30 a.m. local time on August 24. The one-minute-47-second clip showed the launch of the missile from [...]

Satellite Imagery Shows N. Korea Actively Pursuing SLBM Development: 38 North

Satellite Imagery Shows N. Korea Actively Pursuing SLBM Development: 38 North

WASHINGTON, May 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Recent satellite imagery shows North Korea is forging ahead with development of a submarine-launched ballistic missile, the website 38 North said Tuesday. The imagery taken of the North’s Shinpo Shipyard on April 29, six days after the North’s latest SLBM test, shows that a submersible missile test stand barge [...]

S. Korea Building up Anti-submarine Defense Amid North’s SLBM Advances

S. Korea Building up Anti-submarine Defense Amid North’s SLBM Advances

SEOUL, April 26 (Korea Bizwire) – With the worrisome possibility of North Korea deploying submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs) on the horizon, South Korea is moving quickly to put together a comprehensive defense system designed to counter Pyongyang’s growing underwater threat. North Korea’s SLBM test last week provided the latest sign that the country’s SLBMs may [...]