* North Korean troop formations have been practising for Oct 10 military parade
* Analysts have seen signs of activity at a shipyard used for missile launches
* A top military official in the South said Kim could unveil a submarine weapon
North Korea analysts are watching for signs that Kim Jong-un is set to unveil new weapons or test-fire a submarine-launched missile in the coming weeks.
Formations of troops have been practising for what is expected to be a major military parade in on October 10, the 75th anniversary of the ruling Workers’ Party.
Some observers say North Korea may use the Pyongyang parade to showcase its largest missiles for the first time since 2018.
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WNU Editor: It is customary for North Korea to showcase its newest weapons during these parades. But what I am curious about is that these parades bring out tens of thousands of soldiers and spectators. Will there be Covid-19 restrictions? A smaller crowd? Will Kim Jong-un wear a mask?