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Tue Apr 3, 2012, 03:11 AM

New Evidence of Advanced Preparations for DPRK Rocket Launch: 38 North Exclusive

Source: 38 North

Satellite photography of the Sohae Satellite Launching Station (Tongchang-dong Space Launch Center) reveals that North Korea has undertaken more extensive preparations for its planned April rocket launch than previously understood.

38 North has now identified a mobile radar trailer, not previously present, essential for a launch. A March 28 satellite picture of the entire site appears to show a trailer with a dish antenna—probably a radar tracking system—mounted on top of a ridge mid-way between the launch pad and the rocket engine test stand. It is located at the end of a new dirt road that runs generally west from the entrance.

Read more: http://38north.org/2012/04/tongchang0401/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+38North+%2838+North%3A+Informed+Analysis+of+North+Korea%29

Link contains recent satellite photos of the suspected launch site, with detailed analysis.

It looks like the North doesn't want that food aid after all. They just want to show off and get their pretty missile blown out of the sky by the Japanese military.

They must think President Obama is bluffing.

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