December 06, 2021

N.Korean missile “greatly exceeded” altitude of 2,500km: Japanese military

Launch data consistent with ICBM capability

North Korea's probable inter-continental ballistic missile (ICBM) launch on Tuesday "greatly exceeded" an altitude of 2,500km, Japan's defense ministry said.

While no further detail about the apogee of the launch was provided, when combined with a flying time of 37 minutes, the altitude is consistent with a successful, lofted ICBM test.