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North Korean Missile Made Successful Atmospheric Re-Entry in Latest Launch

Sputnik News

18:56 19.05.2017

North Korea's ballistic missile test on Sunday showed the country's advances in its technological capabilities after the intermediate-range missile made a successful re-entry, media reported.

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – NBC News reported on Friday, citing US officials, that North Korea's KN-17 missile test made a successful atmospheric re-entry, which marks progress in the country missile program development.

On Sunday, North Korea conducted its latest test of a ground-to-ground intermediate ballistic missile, which fell in the Sea of Japan after flying some 500 miles.

Pyongyang confirmed the following day the missile had successfully reentered the earth's lower atmosphere.

Sputnik



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