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North Korean Missiles can reach US

Created on December 10, 2015

North Korean Missiles can reach US

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Read the original report, "Why North Korea’s Claim That It Has a Hydrogen Bomb Is Worrisome," by Bruce Klingner.

With a range of 10,000 kilometers, North Korea’s Taepo Dong 2 missile can reach most of the continental U.S., plus Alaska and Hawaii. About 120.6 million Americans—38 percent of the total U.S. population—live in those areas.

Source: Heritage Foundation calculations using data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Tags: North-Korea, missile-defense, hydrogen-bomb