Musudan missile - updates

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US, South Korea detect another failed North Korea missile test

Oct 20, 2016 - 11:10 AM

It is the second failed launch in less than a week of the intermediate range Musudan missile

Musudan-class missiles are displayed during a military parade in honour of the 100th birthday of the late North Korean leader Kim Il-Sung in Pyongyang on April 15, 2012. North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un delivered his first ever public speech at a major military parade in Pyongyang to mark 100 years since the birth of the country's founder Kim Il-Sung. AFP PHOTO / Ed Jones / AFP PHOTO / Ed Jones

US military detects failed North Korean missile launch

Oct 16, 2016 - 5:03 AM

UPDATED US weapons analysts say successful Musudan testing could help the nuclear armed North develop an operational intercontinental ballistic missile ICBM capable of striking the US mainland by 2020

Missile test could give N. Korea ICBM by 2020 – US think-tank

Jun 24, 2016 - 8:45 AM

The US Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University says the test of a so called Musudan missile was a partial success that demonstrated the full performance of the weapon s propulsion system

MISSILE TEST. An undated picture provided by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), the state news agency of North Korea, on June 23, 2016 shows a surface-to-surface medium long-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-10, also known by the name of Musudan missile, being launched at an undisclosed location, North Korea. Photo by KCNA/EPA

North Korea test fires 2 powerful, mid-range missiles

Jun 22, 2016 - 6:23 AM

4th UPDATE Both tests are believed to be of a much hyped intermediate range Musudan missile capable of reaching US bases as far away as Guam

China, Russia rap US missile defense plan in S. Korea

Apr 29, 2016 - 2:30 PM

UPDATED Beijing fears that the presence of more US hardware on its doorstep will further tip the balance of power in the Pacific towards Washington

US MISSILE DEFENSE PLAN. South Korean defense ministry's Director General Major General Jang Kyung-soo shakes hands with US Forces Korea (USFK)'s Major General Robert Hedelund (L) during their working-level talk to discuss the potential deployment of a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense battery at the Defense Ministry in Seoul, South Korea, March 4, 2016. File photo by Kim Hong-Ji/EPA

South Korea says North failed with second mid-range missile test

Apr 28, 2016 - 3:35 PM

3rd UPDATE Seoul s foreign ministry will push for more sanctions against Pyongyang