North Korean Hwasong-12 Missile Nears ICBM Performance

May 18, 2017

Aviation Week Network:

A new single-stage, liquid-propellant missile that North Korea tested on May 14 may fall only a little short of the conventional classification of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). The weapon looks like it may become the longest-ranging in Pyongyang’s arsenal that can be practicably deployed, at least until other newly revealed ballistic missiles are made ready. North Korea’s technicians sent the newly tested missile, a Hwasong-12, on a high- and short-range …

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