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North Korea rocket ‘has 10,000km range’

Posted By admin On December 23, 2012 @ 7:37 am In Featured Stories,Tile | Comments Disabled

BBC [1]
Dec 23, 2012

North Korea’s recent rocket launch shows it has the ability to fire a rocket more than 10,000km (6,200 miles), South Korean officials say.

The estimate, which would potentially put the Western US in range, was based on an analysis of rocket debris.

However, there was no confirmation that the North had the re-entry technology needed to deliver a missile.

Experts believe North Korea is also years away from gaining the ability to mount a nuclear bomb on a missile.

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