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The Latest: New Video Released of North Korea’s ICBM Ballistic Missile Launch


According to local North Korean, Japanese media and now the Pentagon, N. Korea Announces Launch of Missile at 11:41 pm local time on July 28.

This is a developing story. Please check back here for updates.



(Translated) President Wen… : “We also want to review our own sanctions against North Korea” (breaking news)…

(Translated) North Korea ‘s midnight missile provocation is a reckless act that has no justification, and North Korea must pay the price for it. Now, the international community must make a decisive punishment corresponding to North Korea’s atrocities.…#In_addition,

4:45 PM EST – 

North Korean ICBM Appears Able to Reach Major US Cities: 

Based on current information, today’s missile test by North Korea could easily reach the US West Coast, and a number of major US cities.

Reports say that North Korea again launched its missile on a very highly lofted trajectory, which allowed the missile to fall in the Sea of Japan rather than overflying Japan. It appears the ground range of the test was around 1,000 km (600 miles), which put it in or close to Japanese territorial waters. Reports also say the maximum altitude of the launch was 3,700 km (2,300 miles) with a flight time of about 47 minutes.

If those numbers are correct, the missile flown on a standard trajectory the missile would have a range 10,400 km (6,500 miles), not taking into account the Earth’s rotation.

However, the rotation of the Earth increases the range of missiles fired eastward, depending on their direction. Calculating the range of the missile in the direction of some major US cities gives the approximate results in Table 1.- READ MORE

2:45 PM EST – 

South Korea considers a nuclear arsenal to counter the North: 

No longer sure they can rely on the United States, an increasing number of South Korean lawmakers say their country should develop its own nuclear arsenal to deter an attack by Kim Jong Un, their belligerent neighbor to the north.

North Korea’s rapid missile advances, including a successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) in July and another missile test on Friday, are reviving calls for South Korea to assert its “nuclear sovereignty.” South Koreans are wary of President Donald Trump’s isolationist rhetoric and his calls for Asian allies to shoulder more of the defense burdens borne by the U.S. military. – READ MORE


(Translated) [Information] One ballistic missile was launched in the northeast direction from around Mai Posri in the inland part of North Korea on July 28, about 200 km west of Shakotan Peninsula, Hokkaido, about 150 km northwest of Okushiri Island It seems to have fallen to the Sea of ​​Japan in the exclusive economic zone of our country

1:45 PM EST – 

(Translated) 【Notice】 It seems that ballistic missiles were fired from the central part of North Korea around 23:42 on July 28, flying for about 45 minutes and falling into the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of our country in the Sea of ​​Japan. 

12:50 PM EST – 

12:30 PM EST – 

(Translated) Kyodo Telecom “Japanese government officials estimate North Korea missile” ICBM “(breaking news) 

12:15 PM EST –

(Translated) North Korea ballistic missile launch 45-minute flight, fall within the EEZ

Yoshihide Suga Chief Cabinet Secretary 29 days before dawn, make an emergency press conference at the Prime Minister’s Office, “yesterday at 11 pm 42 minutes, North Korea than the central ballistic missile is fired is, for about 45 minutes flight (flight), the Sea of Japan Japan’s exclusive economic zone was announced believed to have fallen into the (EEZ) “. At the present time damage to the aircraft or ships that have not been confirmed.

11:30 AM EST –

(Translated) North Korea Announces Launch of Missile Launch at 11:41 pm on July 28

(Translated) Information on North Korea ‘s missile launching projectiles Mr. Chief Cabinet Secretary #north_korea #missile #Aircraft #FNN#north_korea #missile #Aircraft #FNN#north_korea #missile #Aircraft #FNN#north_korea #missile #Aircraft

(Translated) Ministry of Defense Ministry of Missile launch from North Korea Possibility of landing in EEZ (exclusive economic zone) of Japan

(Translated)【Possibility of landing on the EEZ】 A government official inquired about NHK’s interview, “Before midnight, North Korea launched a flying body that is regarded as a missile, and within the Japanese exclusive economic zone (EEZ) There was a possibility of getting on water and I issued a navigation alert. “

(Translated) [North Korea is a missile suspected missile launching government official] (continued) The government is collecting and analyzing information at the official residence office concerning North Korea situation set up at the prime minister’s official residence. (July 29, 2017 0:06 NHK)

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