North Korea’s ICBM arsenal: How advanced is it, and should we be worried?
Kim Jong Un has shown us the instruments. Now he must show that they can work.
April 15, 2017, known in North Korea as the “Day of the Sun,” was a festival of military might. Among the various military hardware paraded under the watchful eyes of Kim Jong Un and the senior North Korean leadership, there was an impressive variety of ballistic missiles. No more Scuds or Rodongs, but the current and future generations of ballistic missiles – with ever-growing range and power. In this article, we will examine the two very large “ICBM” missiles, shown last week for the very first time.
North Korea’s ICBM ambitions
On April 15, 2012, the centennial Kim Il
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