Sunday, July 3, 2022

ICBM

North Korea fires three ballistic missiles hours after Biden leaves Asia

In Seoul, Biden and his South Korean counterpart Yoon Suk-yeol agreed to hold bigger military drills and deploy more US strategic assets if necessary to deter North Korea's intensifying weapons tests.

North Korea’s tests stir nuclear debate in South

Pyongyang has conducted a blitz of sanctions-busting weapons tests this year, including launching an intercontinental ballistic missile at full range for the first time since 2017.

South Korea says North Korea staged ‘monster missile’ fakery to recover from failed test

South Korean and US officials have concluded that the March 24 launch appears to have been a Hwasong-15 ICBM, a defence ministry official says, speaking on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the matter.

North Korea says Kim ordered test of ‘monster missile’

The Hwasong-17, first unveiled in October 2020, had never previously been successfully test fired.

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