Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)


Yongbyon (Nyongbyon)

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CIA Map of East Asia centered on North Korea
CIA Map of North Korea, depicting the area around Yongbyon

Yongbyon Area

Yongbyon Area

Tactical Pilotage Chart of the Yongbyon and surrounding region.

NIMA 1:250,000 Joint Operations Graphic of Yongbyon and surrounding area. THe area in red contains the Nuclear research center and associated reprocessing facilities.

CIB imagery of the Yongbyon area

CIB imagery of the area surrounding Yongbyon

North Complex

5MW Reactor Support Area
Research Area Research Area

Support Facilities

IRT Reactor

The Yongbyon Nuclear Complex is protected by at least 22 anti-aircraft artillery batteries.

A close up of one of the 22 anti-aircraft artillery batteries protecting the Yongbyon Nuclear complex.




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