North Korea Says It Has Underwater Missile Silos, but Experts Aren’t So Sure

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SEOUL—The latest North Korean weapons claim seemed like something out of a James Bond movie: nuclear missile silos hidden underwater.

Weapons experts doubt the Kim Jong Un regime has serious plans for such a stealthy missile-launch system. But they see a strategic purpose for Pyongyang in trying to suggest that any of the country’s reservoirs, lakes and surrounding seas could be a potential threat.

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