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#1 The DPRK will not have any "functional ICBM" or other unless its under Chinese control.
CCP/CPC + CHINA = CPSU + USSR [Warsaw Pact] = it must control the Conventional + Strategic Forces of its "allies". BIGGEST FEAR IS A NUKE(S) BEING LAUNCHED BY THEIR ALLIES TOWARDS MOSCOW OR BEIJING, NOT AGZ THE US-WEST. The DPRK is allowed some autonomy in dev minor MilSys, but not to the point where it threatens Chinese control, nor China's ability to crush or destroy the DPRK iff need be.
The DPRK is in such a serious, IFF-ITS-NOT-CATASTROPHE(S)-IT-SHOULD-BE quandry in several dimensions that it will be lucky to just survive or even exist as a "sovereign" entity/polity in the Year 2015, let alone 2020 or beyond.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-04-25 01:10||
#2 We do know though that they have disfunctional stuff
Posted by European Conservative 2012-04-25 01:44||
#3 The experts also said a road-mobile missile of such a size was always solid-fuelled, but those on show had parts resembling valves for liquid propellants.
Valves for liquid propellants.... or possibly inflation.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-04-25 03:25||
#4 As per YAHOO NEWS, the DPRK is now claiming that it has powerful "mobile weapons" capable of striking + destroying the US.
[AL "WELL THIS CERTAINLY S **** "BUNDY here].
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-04-25 03:29||
#5 Valves for liquid propellants.... or possibly inflation.
Giant rubber mil-stuff. How old-skool Soviet.
Posted by SteveS 2012-04-25 09:04||
#6 Not surprising. Everything the Norks do nowdays is a dog and pony show.
Posted by DarthVader 2012-04-25 10:11||