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Imagery shows new activity at North Korea's missile test stand at Sinpo

05 May 2017

Analysis of commercial satellite imagery of North Korea's Sinpo South Shipyard indicates new activity at the facility's missile test stand, according to a report published on 4 May by the 38 North website.

Captured on 29 April, the images show a heavy-lift crane with its stabiliser legs deployed and boom extended out over the test stand's service tower, along with a 13 m-long flatbed truck adjacent to it on the access road, according to Joseph S Bermudez Jr in a report published by 38 North: a programme of the US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University's Paul H Nitze School of Advanced International Studies.

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