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Tianran Xu
September 08, 2021

Ballistic Missile and Rocket Institutions in Taiwan, China

This report is the first in a series of reports on ballistic missile/space launch vehicle development in the Republic of Korea, Japan and Taiwan, China, with a focus on institutions that are capable of producing components that could be subject to the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) or the ...
Matthew Frank
July 26, 2021

Continued Construction Activities at Yusang-ni Missile Base

The Yusang-ni Missile Base is one of the largest and most recently completed North Korean missile bases and reportedly hosts a number of ballistic missile systems. Recent imagery from June 2021 indicates that some relatively minor construction continues at the facility, with a number of old building...
Tianran Xu
July 14, 2021

New Construction at the Tonghae Satellite Launching Ground

This report is a work product for the Korean Peninsula monitoring project, which aims to provide situation awareness about the Korean Peninsula. This particular report is about changes ONN detected from satellite images at North Korea's Tonghae Satellite Launching Ground.
Jaewoo Shin
Veronika Bedenko
Clayton Besaw
Tianran Xu
April 03, 2021

ONN Korean Peninsula Risk Assessment, March 2021

Even though the "North Korea policy review" by the new Biden administration has reportedly yet to be concluded, the month of March 2021 marked the first significant public articulation of positions and signalling by the United States (US) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) vis-à-vi...
Tianran Xu
Melissa Hanham
February 15, 2021

Essay: The Next 50 Years of Missile Proliferation

ONN analysts Tianran Xu and Melissa Hanham co-authored a chapter for the new volume from George Washington University on The Next 50 Years of Nuclear Proliferation. The chapter titled The Next 50 Years of Missile Proliferation tries to illustrate the future trends of missile proliferation by examini...
Tianran Xu
January 18, 2021

Highlights of the DPRK Military Parade on 14 January 2021

A military parade was held in Pyongyang in the late hours of Thursday, 14 January 2021, to celebrate the conclusion of the 8th Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK). The parade was basically a scaled down version of the 10 October 2020 parade in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the fou...