According to official media, North Korea is prepared to launch its first spy satellite.

April 19, 2023



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North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Un, has ordered officials to prepare to launch the country's first military reconnaissance satellite. During his visit to the National Aerospace Development Administration on Tuesday, Kim Jong Un said the country's military reconnaissance satellite production has been completed and ordered the dispatching of several reconnaissance satellites. Despite the North Korea claims, recent satellite images of the country's space launch center show no signs of an imminent launch. Kim stressed the role of military satellites as to protect national safety and territorial stability in the midst of escalating military threats and challenges by the United States and South Korea. He also spoke about the role of satellites and its strategic value when deploying military force preemptively according to the situation.

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