Intentional lofting? North Korea’s June 22 Musudan tests
Image analysis of North Korea’s recent Musudan missile test
After multiple reports of failed tests, observers finally got to see the elusive intermediate-range Musudan missile in action, via pictures and video released by state North Korean media last month.
On June 22 North Korea tested what it calls the Hwasong-10 (화성-10), more commonly known as the Musudan in the West, via two launches taking place at around 5:58 a.m. and 8:05 a.m. And while the verdict on the first test of the day is still out, the second test was viewed as being more successful.
After news of the test was announced, at around 5 p
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