North Korea Builds New Ballistic Missile Submarine, Promises “Unimaginable” Strike Against U.S.

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North Korea Builds New Ballistic Missile Submarine, Promises "Unimaginable" Strike Against U.S.

A North Korean ballistic missile is fired from a submarine

This new class of submarine would be Pyongyang’s first operational ballistic missile sub.

The new submarine, designated Sinpo-C by the US government, was detected by US intelligence. Sinpo-C is assessed as being a diesel-electric powered submarine with a displacement of 2,000 tons and a beam (width) of 36 feet. The submarine will carry at least one and perhaps two or more submarine-launched ballistic missiles.

North Korea currently has one ballistic missile submarine, the Gorae (“Whale”), designated as Sinpo-B by US intelligence. First detected via satellite in 2014, the Gorae displaces 1,700 tons and is capable of launching the Pukguksong-1 missile. The Pukguksong-1 is a two-stage missile with an estimated range of 745 miles. The range is estimated as North Korea has never announced the actual operational range and payload. Gorae appears to have been a test vessel, as there is no evidence that the sub has ever left North Korean waters.

This news comes as North Korea promises to stage an “unimaginable” strike against the US at an unexpected time.

As the South Korean and US navies are staging joint drills in waters off the Korean Peninsula with the US nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan involved, North Korea’s emergency committee for opposing nuclear war drills condemned the move to mobilize nuclear strategic assets near the peninsula.

“The US is running amok by introducing under our nose the targets we have set as primary ones. The US should expect that it would face unimaginable strike at an unimaginable time,” the agency said in a statement carried by the Korean Central News Agency.

Tensions on the Korean peninsula have risen sharply in recent weeks following a series of weapons tests by Pyongyang, including its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on September 3 and two missile launches over Japan.

Despite North Korean threats to shoot down American planes flying near the Korean Peninsula outside of the country’s airspace border, following a war of words between North Korean and US leaders, the US and South Korean planes are still conducting reconnaissance.

The US are increasing their presence in the region, wary of the fact that the new missile may be able to reach the US West Coast, according to russian lawmaker who returned from a visit to Pyongyang earlier this month. South Korea has been actively looking to increase its defensive capabilities against the North, by letting the US setup Terminal High Altitude Area Defense Systems (THAAD) in the region.

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  • Barba_Papa

    Well, if they have SLBM now they can finally test them in the open Pacific. No more need to fly over Japan and get everyone’s knickers in a twist. Everybody happy, right?

    Oh wait….. not bloody likely.

  • IH8Lies

    I find it amazing that in the last 4 months the North Koreans have developed ICBM’s and now another ballistic missile sub.
    They are very fast workers.
    Or is it US intel has no idea what they have till they give us all a peak?

    • heydad

      Ya something isn’t adding up. Their pace has either increased 1000x times or we were in the dark on their abilities. Then why would we be in the dark when they are in constant panic mode after each test by the north Koreans. This type of info would be gold in the MSM propaganda to push this next war in the Asia’s.

      • IH8Lies

        It could be a combination of all, but it’s pushing an agenda that is for sure and that agenda is we better get them quick before it’s to late.
        But the problem with that mind set is they are admitting they have no idea what NK does possess and if that is the case it’s madness to be picking a fight with them.

      • Justin

        They’ve had this tech for a while. Its being brought out now because NK is a proxy of China Andy Russian. The disputed South China Sea and Syria are the multi dimensional wars in which Russia and China are saying “hey, enough is enough, stop crossing our ‘red lines’, we’ve had enough of your antics but you’re not going to threaten our national security. We will bring out our expendable attack dog to counter ur aggression. We can deny NK is our proxy and u will have to deal with it. Stop with ur shit in Syria and the South China Sea. Enough of ur missile defence systems in Japan, South Korea and Eastern Europe. If u choose to contain us, we will tell our attack dog to attack. AND HE WILL!”

        • John Brown

          Yes you got it. NK can be used to pressure the racist supremacist global Jewish slave empire, like the empire uses the Ukraine to pressure Russia, only now NK can take out the capital of the empire Israel and also its main slave state the USSA, by destroying the USSAs’ 25 largest cities along with a couple of EMPs to cripple the rest, so what is left of the US military would collapse in a couple of months tops with no logistical or material support from the mainland USSA. However I doubt there will be any war now that the capital of racist supremacist global Jewish slave empire is targeted by NK. Racist supremacist Jews are happy to fight to the last Goyim, so Goyim will kill Goyim until only Jews are left. But to risk even breaking a fingernail of the genetically, spiritually, mentally superior, chosen, master Jewish race, never!

    • Solomon Krupacek

      potemkin models

    • You can call me Al

      They saw what happened in Iraq and Syria, Sudan and Somalia amongst many others.

      + they do not have a Rothschild’s bank.

  • Antikapitalista

    Well, I think that deploying North Korean assets near U.S. coasts is fair game, fully in line with the oldest law of justice, reciprocity and fairness :-P

    But it is still quite puzzling where the North Koreans got this rhetoric from… did they import it from the U.S.A.?

    • Solomon Krupacek

      they have no chance to build long range submarine. this is unable for their surface ships.

  • John Whitehot

    “unimaginable” is probably the right word.

  • Solomon Krupacek

    one bit submarine

    down 1
    up 0

    • John Whitehot

      Why, how many bits you need to express up and down?

      what are you, a woman?

      lololololololol

      • Solomon Krupacek

        whitecocckie do not drink so much :)