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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.


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