Did the Hwasong-14 really breakup upon re-entry?
Reports of an RV failure are hard to substantiate
North Korea’s second intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) flight (Hwasong-14, on July 28 2017), demonstrating an even longer-range capability than the previous one on July 4, caused great joy in Pyongyang and trepidation in the West. The first flight, which reached an altitude of “only” 2800 km, left some doubts whether the missile could hit major U.S.
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Tal Inbar and Uzi Rubin
Tal Inbar is head of the Space & UAV center, at the Fisher Institute for Air and Space Strategic Studies, Israel. Uzi Rubin is a pre-eminent Israeli expert on missile defense. He was the founder and...
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