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North Korea Extends Missile Range to Cover Continental U.S.

Created on February 8, 2016

North Korea Extends Missile Range to Cover Continental U.S.

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Read the original report, "North Korea’s Missile Launch Shows It Could Target US Homeland," by Bruce Klingner.

North Korea’s Sunday launch of its Taepo Dong 3 revealed that the missile has an estimated range of 13,000 kilometers— meaning it can now reach any part of the United States. Previously, its range was estimated at 10,000 kilometers.

Sources: Washington Post and Heritage Foundation research.

Tags: North-Korea, missile, Taepo-Dong-3