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North Korea Successfully Tests a Thermonuclear Device

September 3, 2017 by · Comment
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Pyongyang confirmed today it successfully tested a hydrogen-bomb device, claiming it is now fully independent in producing such nuclear devices, from raw materials to the assembly in missiles. Prior to the recent test the official news agency KCNA released undated photos showing Kim Jong Un inspecting a peanut shaped object of the instrument claimed to be a new, miniaturized thermonuclear device designed for use in Hwasong-14 ICBMs. Photo: KCNA.

North Korea Successfully Tests a Thermonuclear Device

September 3, 2017 by · Comment
Filed under: Syndicated Industry News 
Pyongyang confirmed today it successfully tested a hydrogen-bomb device, claiming it is now fully independent in producing such nuclear devices, from raw materials to the assembly in missiles. Prior to the recent test the official news agency KCNA released undated photos showing Kim Jong Un inspecting a peanut shaped object of the instrument claimed to be a new, miniaturized thermonuclear device designed for use in Hwasong-14 ICBMs. Photo: KCNA.

THAAD Succserfully Intercepts an IRBM Target from Alaska

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North Korea Launches Its First ICBM

July 4, 2017 by · Comment
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North Korea tested today the largest ballistic missile developed by the rough country. The missile believed to be the KN 14 (Hwasong 14). With a demonstrated range of 7,000 km, the missile covers the entire Asian continent and can reach any target from Hawaii to Australia, India and Scandinavia
              

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How Capable are North Korean Scud-Based ‘Carrier-Killers’?

May 30, 2017 by · Comment
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North Korea asserted Tuesday that it has developed a means to strike moving targets at sea with precision. The capability was validated during a recent missile test conducted yesterday (Monday) when Pyongyang tested an upgraded Hwasong-7 (Scud-ER) type missile equipped with trajectory correction means transforming the ballistic missile into 'precision-guided' one.
              

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Pyongyang Tested its Longest Arm Yet – Hwasong 12 Ballistic Missile

May 15, 2017 by · Comment
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North Korea’s latest successful missile test represents a new level of performance never before seen from a North Korean missile. Theoretically, such a missile would enable North Korean to strike targets as far as 4,500 km away - in the middle of the Pacific ocean (for example, Hawaii).
              

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North Korea Tests a New Ground Mobile Ballistic Missile

February 13, 2017 by · Comment
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North Korea appears to have employed technologies used in submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs) to develop a new type of intermediate-range ballistic missile tested Saturday. The SLBM launched in August carried the name Pukguksong-1, ("North Star"); the official announcement about the missile test called the new missile Pukguksong-2.
              

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Pyongyang is Moving Rodong Missiles Closer to the Border with the South

July 24, 2016 by · Comment
Filed under: missile defense, Syndicated Industry News 
The Rodong-1 missiles the North launched Tuesday were fired from Hwangju County, some 45 kilometers south of the capital Pyongyang.North Korea has moved the Rodong Intermediate-Range Ballistic Missile (IRBM) launchers closer to the South in an attempt to circumvent the missile defense shield soon to be established by the U.S. THAAD missiles.
              

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North Korea Fails Fifth Attempt to launch Musudan Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile

June 21, 2016 by · Comment
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North Korea launched what appears to be a Musudan intermediate-range ballistic missile from its east coast early Wednesday morning, the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said. “The North launched one missile presumed to be Musudan from areas near Wonsan at around 5:58 a.m., but it is assumed to be unsuccessful,” the JCS said in […]

              

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North Korean Musudan IRBM Failed – Again

May 31, 2016 by · Comment
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North Korea Unveil Miniaturized Nuclear Warhead for Missiles

March 9, 2016 by · Comment
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Cyber Intelligence Report – January 15, 2015

January 15, 2015 by · Comment
Filed under: Germany, Israel, Japan, Russia, Syndicated Industry News 

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How mature is PyongYang’s submarine launched missile program?

November 22, 2014 by · Comment
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US should be prepared to meet North Korean KN08 ICBM

October 28, 2014 by · Comment
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Cyber Intelligence Report – August 1, 2014

August 1, 2014 by · Comment
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High Noon Sunday!

June 19, 2014 by · Comment
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North Korean mini-Drones are Made in China

April 18, 2014 by · Comment
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North Korean drone incursions drive South Korean air surveillance revamp

April 2, 2014 by · Comment
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Pacific Allies on High Alert for Pyongyang’s Next Move

April 11, 2013 by · Comment
Filed under: missile defense, Syndicated Industry News 

From left to right: Col.-Gen. Ri Yong Kil, Director of Operations Bureau of KPA General Staff Department, Lt.-Gen. Kim Rak Kyom, Commander of KPA Strategic Rocket Forces, Kim Jong Un, General Hyon Yong Chol, Chief of KPA General Staff Department, and General Kim Yong Chol, Director of KPA General Reconnaissance Bureau (Photo from KCTV)The US-South Korean Combined Forces Command (CFC) raised their Watch Condition, commonly known as “Watchcon,” from Level 3 to Level 2 indicating that a vital threat exists. Level 1 is reserved for wartime only......

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Japan’s AEGIS Destroyers Ordered to Shoot Down North Korean Missiles Overflying Japan

April 7, 2013 by · Comment
Filed under: Japan, missile defense, Syndicated Industry News 

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ship JS Myoko (DDG 175) sits pierside at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam during exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2012. Photo by: NZDF Amanda McErlichJapan has ordered its armed forces to shoot down any North Korean missile headed towards its territory, a defence ministry spokesman says. Japan’s Navy operates four Kongo class destroyers equipped with AEGIS-BMD type anti-air and missile...

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US Reinforcing Pacific Defenses to Counter North Korean Threats

anderson_afb_b2_f15Washington is strengthen its missile-defense posture in the Pacific in response to Pyongyang’s continual threats to launch ballistic missile attacks against US targets in the region and targets as far away as the US mainland....

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Nothing Stealth About This

Riki Ellison, Chairman & Founder, Missile Defense Advocacy AllianceThe massive display of offensive capability along with missile defense, in and around the Korean Peninsula, including the flights of nuclear capable B-2 stealth bombers, is an absolute necessity for...

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North Korea Declares “A State of War” Exists

March 29, 2013 by · Comment
Filed under: South Korea, Syndicated Industry News 
nokNorth Korea’s enigmatic leader, Kim Jong-un, seems intent on taking tensions on the Korean Peninsula to unprecedented new heights with each passing day. After weeks of bombastic warmongering and public proclamations threatening to destroy the South and annihilate the United States, Pyongyang has now proclaimed that a “state of war” exists between the North and the South.

How Effective Anti-Ballistic Missile Defense is Against Countermeasures?

March 22, 2013 by · Comment
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Ground Based Interceptor (GMD) launched on a flight test from a silo in Vandenberg AFB. Photo: MDAWhile the US administration openly stated confidence in its Ground Based Interceptors (GBI), research analysts from the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) warn that such weapons may not be sufficient to protect from a deliberate attack launched by North Korea, since the current level of missile defense technology has not matured yet to the level enabling the defense systems to engage realistic-complex targets, or discriminate between real decoys and real warheads

Alaska’s Ground Based Interceptors to Pivot US Defenses Against North Korea

gbi300Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced yesterday the increase in the number of Ground Based Interceptors to be positioned in Alaska, and the planned deployment of a second TPY-2 radar to Japan, two immediate steps to better protect the United States of America from potential missile attacks from North Korea and Iran. The US is also scaling down the European Missile Defense program, by limiting the system’s interceptors against intercontinental ballistic missiles, a step that could pave the way for further agreements between Washington and Moscow.

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