The base is one of North Korea's 20 unreported rocket bases, according to a report by Beyond Parallel, a project funded by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). The base, according to the report, is probably not part of the denuclearization talks between the United States and North Korea because it is undeclared. According to reports, the site serves as the headquarters of the Nodong missile brigade of the Strategic Forces. , "They seem to be playing, they will still have all that operational capability."
at a second meeting with North Korean leader Kim Chen Un in Vietnam next month. The White House announced Friday that the two men will meet at the end of February, amid ongoing talks to get North Korea to drop its nuclear program.