About 50,000 officials are believed to have participated in the event, in which transporter-erector-launchers
were detected among other weapons, according to the source.
'Additionally, in 2011, Wuhan Sanjiang transferred six off-road lumber transporter vehicles to North Korea, which North Korea subsequently converted into Transporter-Erector-Launchers
(TELs) for use in its ballistic missile program,' it noted.
The report said satellite imagery released after Tuesday, a day after the April 15 celebrations of the 101st anniversary of the birth of late founder Kim Il Sung, showed that two additional mobile missile transporter-erector-launchers
for short-range Scud missiles were moved to Wonsan and South Hamgyeong Province at its eastern coast, raising the number of such launchers in the eastern coastal areas to nine.
According to intelligence authorities, the North in early April moved two mid-range Musudan missiles to Wonsan, and placed seven mobile missile transporter-erector-launchers
(TEL) in Wonsan and South Hamgyeong Province at its Eastern coast.
The source cited recent satellite images taken over North Korea showing that transporter-erector-launchers
(TEL) have been deployed in South Hamgyeong province.
MAZ was, and possibly is, the world's largest manufacturer of TELs (Transporter-Erector-Launchers
) for many of the world's mobile ballistic missiles, from the widely proliferated MAZ-543 used to carry and launch the Scud B through to the recent Topol M's impressive 8-axle TEL.
Following the parade, suspicions arose that the transporter-erector-launchers
But it said Iran has few transporter-erector-launchers
(TELs), the trucks that carry and fire missiles.
According to satellite imagery, four or five more transporter-erector-launchers
(TEL) were recently spotted in South Hamkyung Province, sparking speculation that the North may fire off missiles from several places, said Yonhap.