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  • Kim Jong-il builds ‘Thunderbirds’ runway for war in North Korea

    04/26/2008 2:35:20 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 39 replies · 770+ views
    Kim Jong-il builds ‘Thunderbirds’ runway for war in North Korea An airbase inside a mountain is the latest sign that North Korea, whose links to Syria’s nuclear programme came to light last week, is cranking up its military machine Michael Sheridan, Far East Correspondent, and Uzi Mahnaimiin in Tel Aviv North Korean military engineers are completing an underground runway beneath a mountain that can protect fighter aircraft from attack until they take off at high speed through the mouth of a tunnel. The 6,000ft runway is a few minutes’ flying time from the tense front line where the Korean People’s...
  • N. Korea: North building underground runway, report says(doing what they do best)

    04/19/2008 12:41:55 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 17 replies · 1,433+ views
    JoongAngDaily ^ | 04/19/08
    North building underground runway, report says April 19, 2008 A U.S. commercial satellite has found a huge underground runway being built in eastern North Korea, a news report said yesterday. A photograph provided by “Google Earth,” a U.S. provider of satellite photos, showed that North Korea is building a 30-meter (98-foot) wide and 1,800-meter-long military runway at a site southwest of Wonsan, the U.S. government-funded radio station Voice of America said. “The cement-coated airstrip stretches southwestward from the northeast and is connected to a mountain tunnel,” the report said. “Around the runaway are stacks of soil and rocks dug out...