North Korea’s latest ballistic missile launch reveals its alarming progress
The defiant ballistic-missile tests from the Hermit Kingdom continue.
On Wednesday at approximately 5:30 a.m. local time, North Korea fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) near the coastal city of Sinpo.
US Strategic Command (STRATCOM) detected and tracked the presumed KN-11 missile over the Sea of Japan.
“The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) determined the missile launch from North Korea did not pose a threat to North America,” STRATCOM said in a statement.
This is the first time a North Korean missile reached Japan’s air defence identification zone (ADIZ), Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said during a briefing. – READ MORE