May 29, 2024

Missiles

Information related to the North Korean missile program

Kim Jong Un vows to overcome failed satellite launch at military academy visit

Kim Jong Un vows to overcome failed satellite launch at military academy visit

North Korean leader says civilian sector to remain underfunded in order to ward off ‘provocations’ from South

Kim Jong Un vows to overcome failed satellite launch at military academy visit
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko May 29, 2024
Failure to launch: Why North Korea’s satellite ambitions keep going up in flames
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Failure to launch: Why North Korea’s satellite ambitions keep going up in flames

Third failure in four tries underscores systematic problems in DPRK space program despite Russian help, experts say

Failure to launch: Why North Korea’s satellite ambitions keep going up in flames
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy May 28, 2024
North Korea conducted multiple engine tests before latest failed rocket launch
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North Korea conducted multiple engine tests before latest failed rocket launch

Satellite imagery points to increased testing compared to last year, supporting Pyongyang’s claim it used new engine

North Korea conducted multiple engine tests before latest failed rocket launch
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko May 28, 2024
North Korean military spy satellite launch ends in failure after rocket explodes

North Korean military spy satellite launch ends in failure after rocket explodes

DPRK confirms mid-air explosion following late-night launch from main spaceport, blaming new engine design

North Korean military spy satellite launch ends in failure after rocket explodes
North Korea say it plans to launch another satellite within a week

North Korea say it plans to launch another satellite within a week

Announcement of May 27-June 4 launch window for latest space rocket coincides with South Korea-Japan-China summit

North Korea say it plans to launch another satellite within a week
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy May 27, 2024
Why state-of-the-art US missile defenses may not stop new North Korean threats
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Why state-of-the-art US missile defenses may not stop new North Korean threats

Washington is spending billions on more interceptors, but DPRK’s growing arsenal demands rethink of decades-old approach

Why state-of-the-art US missile defenses may not stop new North Korean threats
Ankit Panda
Ankit Panda May 24, 2024
North Korea’s rapid weapons plant construction betrays urgent production push
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North Korea’s rapid weapons plant construction betrays urgent production push

Kim Jong Un’s latest factory tour suggests even unfinished facility may be operational amid arms sales to Russia

North Korea’s rapid weapons plant construction betrays urgent production push
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko May 23, 2024
Canada and New Zealand impose sanctions to counter North Korea-Russia arms trade

Canada and New Zealand impose sanctions to counter North Korea-Russia arms trade

Designation of Russian entities follow sanctions by other Five Eyes members, highlighting coordination over Ukraine war

Canada and New Zealand impose sanctions to counter North Korea-Russia arms trade
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy May 22, 2024
North Korean store hawks new fireworks modeled on its mightiest missile

North Korean store hawks new fireworks modeled on its mightiest missile

Fireworks based on Hwasong-17 ICBM seek to capitalize on people’s pride in weapon capable of striking US, expert says

North Korean store hawks new fireworks modeled on its mightiest missile
Joe Smith
Joe Smith May 20, 2024
Kim Jong Un guides tactical missile test with ‘autonomous navigation’

Kim Jong Un guides tactical missile test with ‘autonomous navigation’

North Korean leader also visits another defense factory, warns enemies ‘not to play with fire’

Kim Jong Un guides tactical missile test with ‘autonomous navigation’
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim May 18, 2024
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