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The Reach of North Korea's Ballistic Missiles

Created on February 24, 2015

The Reach of North Korea's Ballistic Missiles

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North Korea has likely already achieved warhead miniaturization, the ability to place nuclear weapons on its medium-range missiles, and a preliminary ability to reach part of the continental United States with a missile. Pyongyang has repeatedly declared that it will not negotiate away its nuclear arsenal.

Sources: Missilethreat.com, “Ballistic Missiles,” and Reuters, “North Korea Missiles Could Reach US, Says South,” NBC News, December 23, 2012.

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Tags: defense, military, ballistic missiles, North Korea, nuclear weapons, threats