Reconnaissance Satellite Operation Office of NATA Pyongyang General Control Center Begins Its Mission

Pyongyang, December 3 (KCNA) -- The reconnaissance satellite operation office, organized at the Pyongyang General Control Centre of the National Aerospace Technology Administration (NATA), started to discharge its mission on December 2.

The reconnaissance satellite operation office of the NATA Pyongyang General Control Center will perform its mission as an independent military intelligence organization.

The information acquired through the discharge of the mission shall be reported to the relevant permanent executive department of the Central Military Commission of the Workers' Party of Korea and, on instructions, will be offered to major units regarded as war deterrence of the state and the General Reconnaissance Bureau of the Korean People's Army.

The DPRK Ministry of National Defense expressed expectation that the war deterrence of the DPRK would assume more perfect military posture. -0- (Juche112.12.3.)