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wow, dude. i didn't even know about Ka Pa Sa (22). thanks for the info.

i google its coordinates and ka pa sa (22) factory is f-king huge. One thing for sure is that this is not an ordinary arms factory you can find in Bangladesh or even Thailand. this site is kind of a top secret facility not even international journalist and public knows about.

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note: what is suspicious about this factory is, it is located near the Pauk factory (alleged CW factory).
and i also discover another odd building in the compound. Any idea what might it be?


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Very interesting indeed. Didn't want to venture into this uncharted territory in my previous post. And it is not the only odd building I have spotted!



• First what is certain is that the facility (21.199831°N, 94.544206° E) is not completed.

The concrete building was absent in 2014 satellite imagery, but the dirt road present. Indicating that it was planned to be built sometimes in the coming years.

The "current" state of the road as of 2017, still not covered with concrete or asphalt like the other buildings of the military complex, also points to a construction site to be finished soon.

The location of this building is at the end of the road. Just like the static test stand in the North.

And both have their ends turned away from the other buildings. For the static test stand, this is motivated to minimize the impact of the rocket engine exhaust.

So what could be deemed dangerous or at least unpleasant (vibrations, noise, etc) to justify this building's end being turned toward the jungle?

• Now, the speculative part:

The building is made of two long parallel sections, one of 100 meters and the other of 200 meters.

Each has only a partially covered roof. Inside, we can clearly see two series of hallways separated by a thick wall.

Are the roofs completed or will it they cover the entire building?

Usually, long tubular building are meant for kinetic testings.

Such as wind tunnel, railguns, aircraft carrier catapults, or more simply for some projectiles firing range.

One more possibility, if it is related to the Burmese rocket developments, then it might even be used for dynamic space rocket testing, such as interstage rocket separation!


https://archive.is/35gFi/da9796b2d8f577c67181ed22a608315b1e1e273b.jpg ; https://archive.is/35gFi/45d87bcafc41e78484a6ad8b564a9bfa035a796d/scr.png ; http://web.archive.org/web/20201230192827/http://www.b14643.de/Spacerockets_1/Rest_World/Simorgh-IRILV/Space_Technology/PBS_1.jpg
1. Dynamic rocket testing of the Iranian Saman-1 Upper stage and interstage rocket separation.





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Us: Bangladeshi armed forces is plagued with corruption.

bangladeshis: noooo....Bangladeshi armed forces no corruption, force modern 2030! Bangladesh zanzibar!

Bangladeshis: your Tatmadaw is plagued with corruption.

us: W e. K n o w
 

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Us: Bangladeshi armed forces is plagued with corruption.

bangladeshis: noooo....Bangladeshi armed forces no corruption, force modern 2030! Bangladesh zanzibar!

Bangladeshis: your Tatmadaw is plagued with corruption.

us: W e. K n o w
Yeah Right, Sometimes I wish they come with better insults because most of them are pretty effortless. Like,
Tell me something I don't know captain obvious.
 
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Like Italy, Japan, Germany, Israel, South Korea, Spain, etc.

Under the guise of a civilian program.

Here today's exemple:

We are talking about the Chinese proposal to use the Lunar mission Chang'e 7 to detonate a small bomb (yes) on the surface of the Moon!

This dual-use civilian-military technology is equivalent to a missile with 200g of TNT equivalent explosive warhead, causing a crater of 1.5 meters deep, at a distance of 500-1000 meters from the lander!

In military term, China's People's Liberation Army (P.L.A.) would have demonstrated after the U.S. and Japan, in being the 3rd power in the World to master missiles in outer space.

Capability especially useful when dealing with co-orbital targets, such as Geosynchronous satellites that can not be reached with current ASAT Kinetic Kill Vehicle (KKV) missile from the ground.


https://archive.vn/AD1oQ/59bd5d0ddff140cadf7efde171143f8052f82b65.jpg ; https://archive.vn/AD1oQ/60ca2862ce0a386a75767b7ff90bb8b00306f70b/scr.png ; http://web.archive.org/web/20201228195634/https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EqIH5vrXcAIl9SS?format=jpg&name=large ; http://web.archive.org/web/20201228195528/https://twitter.com/Kaynouky/status/1342645980714463232 ; https://archive.vn/Ifnx3
1. Chang'e 7 mission to test dual-use civilian-military missile on the Moon.

Meanwhile more rocket stage that could be retrieved by the Tatmadaw for reverse-engineering purpose, delivered express via air:

The 39th and last Chinese space launch took place on December 27 evening at 11:44 p.m., at the Jiuquan Space Center, with the launching of the YG-33 military satellite and a nano satellite, by a Long March 4 rocket.

One of the fallout zones is located 50 km off the Burmese coast.



https://archive.vn/QhWzf/4b952ac8a77be05586e083c86fc2776bcef19a79.jpg ; https://archive.vn/QhWzf/6558d9b8ba9c9071be4e34ebd76bb225d9ad671c/scr.png ; http://web.archive.org/web/20201228195916/https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EqKBLTCUcAEroc6?format=jpg&name=large ; https://twitter.com/HenriKenhmann/status/1342778414290202624/photo/1
2. Latest CZ-4 rocket stage that could be retrieved by the Tatmadaw for reverse-engineering purpose.

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The Ka Pa Sa looks like it has been set up near the Pauk factory where chemical weapons are stored.

Chemical weapons are also not bad option for the Tatmadaw.

Tatmadaw can fit chemical warheads in their SY-400, Hwasong 5 and other ballistic missile systems.

Chemical weapons are as deadly as nuclear weapons
 

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The Ka Pa Sa looks like it has been set up near the Pauk factory where chemical weapons are stored.

Chemical weapons are also not bad option for the Tatmadaw.

Tatmadaw can fit chemical warheads in their SY-400, Hwasong 5 and other ballistic missile systems.

Chemical weapons are as deadly as nuclear weapons
Chemical weapons only affect living beings, vehicles and buildings are unaffected.

Unlike nuclear warheads that flatten entire cities.

Moreover weather conditions are a key factor. If the wind blows in the wrong direction, it can even backfire (see the ample examples from WWI, WWII, etc)!

Iran-Iraq War, and more recently in the Syrian battleground, chemical weapons have been used on a regular basis.

It can be countered as easily as with simple hazmat suits, therefore no real deterrence can be achieved. And no real strategic advantage either in using it.

Nuclear weapons are in another league.

This is so true, that even South Korea is following the nuclear WMD path.


South Korea plans underwater test of indigenous SLBM

January 13, 2021

SEOUL, Jan. 13 (Yonhap) -- South Korea is expected to carry out underwater tests of a home-grown submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) this year, having concluded ground tests, a source said Wednesday.

South Korea is developing an SLBM based on the home-grown ground-to-ground Hyunmoo-2B ballistic missile with a flight range of around 500 kilometers. It will be used with envisioned 3,000-ton-class or larger submarines, according to defense officials.

"Related agencies wrapped up ejection tests of the missile on the ground last year. They are to move on to the next stage of conducting underwater test launches," a military source said.

It is yet to be decided exactly when and on which platform to carry out the tests, he added. It could either be a submersible test barge or a submarine.


Currently, South Korea operates nine 1,200-ton-class submarines and nine 1,800-ton ones.

It is working on a project to build three 3,000-ton-class Changbogo-III Batch-I submarines by 2023. The first one, the Dosan Ahn Chang-ho, was launched in 2018 and is to be put into operational deployment this year, and the second one, named Ahn Mu, was launched in November. Both are equipped with six vertical launching tubes capable of firing SLBMs.

The country is also eyeing to build 4,000-ton-class next-generation submarines, with some speculating that the military might weigh equipping them with a nuclear-powered engine.

http://web.archive.org/web/20210114104146/https://en.yna.co.kr/view/AEN20210113011800325?section=national%2Fdefense
https://archive.vn/43TUz


https://archive.vn/OvNw6/dc382a42241f28da60ec3aaa4b95868f6f2aa115.jpg ; https://archive.vn/OvNw6/6696007eea37cd2a7558a63ec83322eae41f98a5/scr.png ; http://web.archive.org/web/20210114102753/http://english.chosun.com/site/data/img_dir/2021/01/14/2021011401495_0.jpg ; http://web.archive.org/web/20210114...e/data/html_dir/2021/01/14/2021011401506.html ; https://archive.is/QbF9B
2. A Korean-made 3,000-ton submarine is docked at a shipyard in Geoje, South Gyeongsang Province, in this file photo from September 2018.

And according to the old U.S. playbook, following Japan, India and Israel, South Korea will test dual-use civilian-military technologies of Post Boost Vehicle an essential component of its nuclear deterrent, under the guise of a lunar orbiter in July 2022!

Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter (KPLO)

The Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter (KPLO) is South Korea's first lunar mission. It is developed and managed by the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) and is scheduled to launch in July 2022 to orbit the Moon for 1 year carrying an array of South Korean experiments and one U.S. built instrument. The objectives are to develop indigenous lunar exploration technologies, demonstrate a "space internet", and conduct scientific investigations of the lunar environment, topography, and resources, as well as identify potential landing sites for future missions.
Spacecraft and Subsystems

The spacecraft has a cubic shape with two solar panel wings and a parabolic antenna mounted on a boom. The total mass is 550 kg. Communications are via S-band (telemetry and command) and X-band (payload data downlink). Power (760 W at 28 V) is provided through the solar panel arrays and rechargeable batteries. A monopropulsion system is used, with four 30N orbital maneuver thrusters and four 5N attitude control thrusters. KPLO is equipped with five science instruments and a Disruption Tolerant Network experiment. The five experiments are a Lunar Terrain Imager (LUTI), a Wide-Angle Polarimetric Camera (PolCam), a Magnetometer (KMAG), a Gamma-Ray Spectrometer (KGRS), and a high-sensitivity camera developed by NASA (ShadowCam). Total scientific payload mass is about 40 kg.
Mission Profile

KPLO is scheduled to launch in July 2022 from Cape Canaveral on a SpaceX Falcon 9 Block 5 into a 300 km Earth orbit, followed by a translunar injection burn and a one month lunar transfer phase. After capture into an elliptical lunar orbit, it will circularize to a 100 km nominal polar orbit (+-30 km), from which it will conduct science operations for approximately one year. If the mission has an extended phase, it will descend to a 70 km orbit or lower.

http://web.archive.org/web/20201210221218/https://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/nmc/spacecraft/display.action?id=KPLO


Therefore, every serious military power will try its best to develop a nuclear triad.

Iran is known to have cut in half a Russian Kilo submarine. This might indicate that its tried to add some ballistic missile launch tubes the way North Korea did with its Romeo submarines!

Of course, for the time being, the Tatmadaw can not cut in half its only and newly acquired Kilo submarine. Cooperation with North Korea could be interesting in this field in the future though.







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I think it meant counter submarine.
Not submarine base.
Also not wise to put submarine base very close to the neighboring country's mainland.
No.It is really a submarine base. Both the name of the base and the hull number of UMS Minye Theinkhathu are the same.It means that the base is only for UMS Minye Theinkhathu.Due to a lot of constructions in Own Chein Island,I think that the base is still incomplete.
 

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The size of the 135m frigate which is under in construction is now getting bigger.The quality of second photo is very low due to the website allows only low resolution satellite imagenery.The first photo was a screenshot.At the first photo,the red square box is the OPV, UMS Inma (56).The blue square box is the construction(Blocks) of 135m.The second photo was got from EOS Land Viewer website.It is the satellite imagenery of Navy Shipyard on 13 January 221.In that photo,you can see the difference between the sizes of both ships.The third photo is the construction of Dry Dock.

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