North Korea Submarine Missile Test Imminent - Satellite Images
Chilling new satellite images suggest North Korea may be about to test a submarine missile
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AUGUST 14, 2017 - NEW satellite images of North Korean military bases appear to show the volatile state is overhauling its missile sub fleet as tension rises during the nuclear stand-off between Kim Jong-un and the US.
The pictures show activity at a test site which is scarily similar to preparations before the Stalinist nation's last test of their Pukguksong-1 submarine-launched ballistic missile in August 2016.
The images emerged after Mr Trump warned North Korea that the US military was "locked and loaded" as Pyongyang accused the US leader of driving the Korean peninsula to the brink of nuclear war.
The Pentagon said the United States and South Korea would proceed as planned with a joint military exercise in 10 days, an action sure to further antagonise North Korea.
North Korean watcher Joseph Bermudez of 38North, which monitors military activity in the hermit state, has spotted changes on the boat and the facility it is docked in.
Satellite images of the SINPO South Shipyard in North Korea reportedly show changes on the ship pictured. Picture: DigitalGlobe/38 North via Getty ImagesSource:Getty ImagesHe said: "Recent commercial satellite imagery reveals several developments suggesting that North Korea may be accelerating the development of the sea-based leg of its nuclear forces.
"Since the July report, netting or tarps have been suspended above both the fore and aft decks of the submarine obscuring any activity taking place beneath them.
"The only other time this was seen was during...
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