Last Friday, Australian regulators amended the following individual:
KPi.004 Name: 1: RI 2: HONG-SOP 3: na 4: na
Title: na Designation: Former director, Yongbyon Nuclear Research Center, and Head of
Nuclear Weapons Institute DOB: 1940 POB: na Good quality a.k.a.: na Low quality a.k.a.:
na Nationality: Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Passport no: na National identification
no: na Address: na Listed on: 16 Jul. 2009 (amended on 9 July 2018) Other information:
Former director, Yongbyon Nuclear Research Center, oversaw three core facilities that assist
in the production of weapons-grade plutonium: the Fuel Fabrication Facility, the Nuclear
Reactor, and the Reprocessing Plant.
KPe.028 Name: MUNITIONS INDUSTRY DEPARTMENT
A.k.a.: a) Military Supplies Industry Department b) MID F.k.a.: na Address: Pyongyang,
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Listed on: 2 Mar. 2016 (amended on 9 July
2018) Other information: The Munitions Industry Department is involved in key aspects of
the DPRK’s missile program. MID is responsible for overseeing the development of the
DPRK’s ballistic missiles, including the Taepo Dong-2. The MID oversees the DPRK’s
weapons production and R&D programs, including the DPRK’s ballistic missile program. The
Second Economic Committee and the Second Academy of Natural Sciences – also
designated in August 2010 – are subordinate to the MID. The MID in recent years has worked
to develop the KN08 road-mobile ICBM. The MID oversees the DPRK’s nuclear program. The
Nuclear Weapons Institute is subordinate to the MID.
updated by the United Nations DPRK Sanctions Committee.