Revealed: North Korea’s Likely New Submariner Training Center

July 25, 2019
David Schmerler

The following is an excerpt of an article published on

Large satellite image of the training center on the coast

Click image for full view | Source: Google Earth

As a successor to their SLBM test platform, the Gorae, the construction of this system has been underway for some time and was first reported on by imagery analysts at 38 North, who identified submarine construction signatures next to the main construction hall at the Sinpo South Naval Shipyard.

Long before this new submarine was being built, North Korea began constructing what is likely a new training center near the Sinpo Shipyard for their submariners, to replace the smaller center they previously had nearby.

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