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Marcy Fowler
Elin Bergner
Kristiana Nitisa
November 10, 2022

Combating Nuclear Misinformation and Disinformation

Tools, Approaches and the Role of NGOs and International Organizations
The paper was submitted for the IAEA's Symposium on International Safeguards: Reflecting on the Past and Anticipating the Future.
Elin Bergner
August 18, 2022

DPRK's Declared COVID-19 Victory and Implications for a Next Nuclear Test

On 10 August 2022, Kim Jong Un declared "victory" over the COVID-19 epidemic at the "National meeting of reviewing the emergency anti-epidemic work", while Kim Yo Jong reiterated previous North Korean claims that the virus had entered the country from South Korea and threatened to wipe out the South...
Tianran Xu
July 25, 2022

Emerging Capabilities? The Unflown SLBMs of the DPRK

In its October 2020, January 2021 and April 2022 military parades, the DPRK displayed three types of large submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs): the Pukguksong-4ㅅ, the Pukguksong-5ㅅand an unnamed SLBM, respectively. To date, none of these SLBMs have been flight tested and their developmenta...
Tianran Xu
June 17, 2022

Backgrounder: Previous DPRK Nuclear Tests

The DPRK has conducted six nuclear tests, each of which took place within months of long-range rocket or satellite launches. In anticipation of a possible seventh nuclear test, information on the first six tests has been compiled in this backrounder.
Open Nuclear Network
May 13, 2022

Factors Related to Past DPRK Nuclear Tests

In light of recent analyses about a possible next nuclear weapon test by the DPRK, ONN has compiled data related to each of the six previous nuclear weapon tests of the DPRK, specifically the timing of the previous tests, nuclear test site preparations, launch vehicle development, environmental fact...
Tianran Xu
May 03, 2022

Overview of the DPRK's 25 April 2022 Military Parade

The 25 April 2022 military parade of the DPRK again demonstrated the will of the DPRK to execute its 2021-2025 weapon development plan. Kim Jong Un's parade speech also signaled that the DPRK's nuclear strategy is gradually shifting from strategic deterrence to battlefield use.
Open Nuclear Network
April 21, 2022

DPRK Military Parade Viewbook 2022

This viewbook has been prepared in anticipation of a forthcoming DPRK military parade, which will likely be held either in celebration of the 110th anniversary of the birth of Kim Il-sung or the 90th founding anniversary of the Korean People's Army. While the main focus of this viewbook is on the D...