|Last Updated:||November 1, 1998|
|Other Name:||Songcheon County BW (Biological Warfare) Facility|
|Location:||Songcheon-kun, South Pyeongan Province|
According to Kim Wŏn Pon, director of the "Northeast Asia Research Institute (북동아문제연구소)" in Japan, in the 1970s North Korea built a large-scale underground facility in Sŏngch'on-kun, South P'yŏng'an Province. Kim claims that the facility has been involved in BW agent tests on animals such as rabbits, rats and goats.
 Kim Wŏn Pong and Osamu Mitsuhuji, Saishin Chosenhanto Gunjijohono Zenbo (Tokyo: Kodansya, 2000) p. 52.
 Yi Son-ho, "North Korea's Technology for the Development of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Its Ability," Pukhan, November 1998, pp. 38-51, in "Monthly on DPRK Weapons of Mass Destructio (sic)," FBIS Document ID: FTS19981121000245.