North Korea is trying to conceal the expansion and changes it is making to its Uranium Enrichment Plant (UEP), according to satellite imagery from a US-based watchdog group.
The group, 38 North, found that as recently as Oct. 1, construction just north of the plant’s Cascade Hall #2 at the Yongbyon Nuclear Scientific Research Center was covered. In September, the watchdog group shared satellite imagery of the same area, and at the time, it wasn’t covered.
Before it was covered, the space reportedly measured around 137.8 feet by 49.2 feet including the walls. The original images also showed six circles, around 9.8 feet in diameter each, towards the eastern end of the hall.
Any additional details of the area’s layout or construction can