September 28, 2022

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Uzi Rubin

Uzi Rubin is a pre-eminent Israeli expert on missile defense and a senior researcher at the Jerusalem Institute for Security and Strategy. He was the founder and director of the Arrow defense program against long-range missiles in the Israeli Ministry of Defense.

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Kim goes hypersonic: How ultra-modern weapons give North Korea a leg up on US
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Kim goes hypersonic: How ultra-modern weapons give North Korea a leg up on US

Blunting Pyongyang’s advantage will hinge on efforts to update defense systems to counter maneuverable missiles

Kim goes hypersonic: How ultra-modern weapons give North Korea a leg up on US
Uzi Rubin
Uzi Rubin February 9, 2022
Take to the skies: where North Korea’s space program goes from here
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Take to the skies: where North Korea’s space program goes from here

If all goes well, we may expect a DPRK spy satellite in low earth orbit within the next decade

Take to the skies: where North Korea’s space program goes from here
Uzi Rubin
Uzi Rubin March 15, 2018
Kim’s shock and awe: analyzing North Korea’s monster missile
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Kim’s shock and awe: analyzing North Korea’s monster missile

The appearance of completely new design suggests parallel running missile development programs

Kim’s shock and awe: analyzing North Korea’s monster missile
Uzi Rubin
Uzi Rubin December 11, 2017
Upping the ante: the Hwasong-12 goes flying over Hokkaido
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Upping the ante: the Hwasong-12 goes flying over Hokkaido

The September 15 flight was a watershed event

Upping the ante: the Hwasong-12 goes flying over Hokkaido
Uzi Rubin
Uzi Rubin September 22, 2017
The Hwasong-14: “Not quite” an ICBM?
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The Hwasong-14: “Not quite” an ICBM?

Western analysts underestimate North Korea's missile range at their peril

The Hwasong-14: “Not quite” an ICBM?
Uzi Rubin
Uzi Rubin August 28, 2017
Did the Hwasong-14 really breakup upon re-entry?
NK PRO

Did the Hwasong-14 really breakup upon re-entry?

Reports of an RV failure are hard to substantiate

Did the Hwasong-14 really breakup upon re-entry?
Tal Inbar
Tal Inbar | Uzi Rubin August 7, 2017
North Korea’s July 4 ICBM test: Propaganda ploy or the real deal?
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North Korea’s July 4 ICBM test: Propaganda ploy or the real deal?

It would be more prudent, and more realistic, to treat the DPRK's claims as advertised

North Korea’s July 4 ICBM test: Propaganda ploy or the real deal?
Uzi Rubin
Uzi Rubin July 19, 2017
Welcome to North Korea Intercontinental Inc.

Welcome to North Korea Intercontinental Inc.

The DPRK's ICBM launch shows new engine, rapid development

Welcome to North Korea Intercontinental Inc.
Uzi Rubin
Uzi Rubin July 4, 2017
North Korea’s missile program: How far it has come, how far it needs to go
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North Korea’s missile program: How far it has come, how far it needs to go

The DPRK has chalked up remarkable successes in acquiring a missile production infrastructure

North Korea’s missile program: How far it has come, how far it needs to go
Uzi Rubin
Uzi Rubin May 29, 2017
Remarkable achievements: North Korean missile programs are far from bluff
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Remarkable achievements: North Korean missile programs are far from bluff

Within less than one year, the North Koreans have advertised the testing of almost every kind of advanced rocketry

Remarkable achievements: North Korean missile programs are far from bluff
Uzi Rubin
Uzi Rubin August 11, 2016