Satellite imagery suggests North Korea is preparing to launch ballistic missile

There are rumors about North Korea prepare to launch submarine ballistic missiles. Several vessels within a secure boat basin was seen near the port of Sinpo.

Sinpo, North Korea © OpenStreetMap contributors

Next to the Simpo south shipyard there is a nuclear submarine development facility and an underground submarine shelter.

Sinpo nuclear submarine development facility, © OpenStreetMap contributors

The island Mayang-do host’s North Korea’s biggest submarine base. Various Romeo class diesel submarines were noticed, as well as variety of mini submarines and small submersibles.

Mayang-do island, North Korea © OpenStreetMap contributors