Pyongsan Uranium Concentrate Plant (Nam-chon Chemical Complex)
Infrastructure Development and Status
August 26, 2020
The Pyongsan Uranium Concentrate Plant represents a critical component of North Korea’s nuclear research and weapons development programs. Through analysis of 100+ medium- and high-resolution declassified and commercial satellite images, this report aims to provide a new and unique look into the facility. It is also the second publication in a series analyzing North Korea’s uranium concentrate plants as well as one of the most comprehensive collections of unclassified information and satellite imagery presently available of the Pyongsan facility.
This report is made possible by funding from the CSIS Korea Chair, Korea Foundation, and UniKorea Foundation.