This situation is going from bad to worse. According to this report, two North Korean subs went missing two days ago. Though the google translation below from Chosun News TV is very shabby, you can get the jist of it. This situation was brought to my attention via this tweet from Defense Analyst Nathan J. Hunt minutes ago (7pm Eastern 4-3-2012). :
TV Chosun scoop today. Disappeared a few days before leaving the naval base in North Korea, please submersible two. Meanwhile, South Korea military to track the movement of North Korean submarine corvettes to send an additional vigilance. Between the beginning of next week, starting tomorrow. Been obtained intelligence that North Korea’s provocations can
A few days ago, North Korean submarine two disappeared after leaving the naval base in Hwanghae Province Please hid a military source said.
30m small, 130-ton torpedo can carry a two-foot Chinese crew of 10 people, and at depths of less than 100m mission for more than three or four days longer available.
North Korean submarine dispatch analysis is less likely to be simulated and the provocations that raise the threat level training may be, but denied that the particle size of the Kaesong Industrial Complex.
Military intelligence officials intelligence there is a significant change in North Korea between next Tuesday will come from next Thursday, “he revealed. Loading weight on the possibility of provocation. Usually from March to April was not until thaw began training this time, a North Korean submarine was nothing suspicious maneuvers early February.