North Korean Submarine Models


Name: Sinpo Class SSB
Other names: None
Type: SSB
Length: 67m
Beam: 6.6m
Missiles: Bukgeukseong-1/KN-11*
Torpedoes: Unknown

[1] Joseph S. Bermudez Jr.​, "Underwater Test-fire of Korean-style Powerful Strategic Submarine Ballistic Missile," 13 May 2015,
[2] Michael Elleman, "From Under the Sea: North Korea’s Latest Missile Test," 3 June 2015,
[3] Joseph S. Bermudez Jr., "North Korea’s SINPO-class Sub: New Evidence of Possible Vertical Missile Launch Tubes; Sinpo Shipyard Prepares for Significant Naval Construction Program," 8 January 2015 
[4] Joseph S. Bermudez Jr.​, "The North Korean Navy Acquires a New Submarine," 19 October 2014,
[5] Joseph S. Bermudez Jr.​, "North Korea: Test Stand for Vertical Launch of Sea-Based Ballistic Missiles Spotted," 28 October 2014,
[6] 39 North​, "Media Busters: Is North Korea Building a Ballistic Missile Submarine?," 4 November 2014,
[7] Grace Oh, "N. Korea launches ballistic missile submarine: gov't sources," Yonhap News Agency, 2 November 2014,
November 11, 2015
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