North Korea succeeds in firing ballistic missile vertically from submarine – an annotated infographic

Analysts say North Korea’s latest test launch of a KN-11 missile shows Pyongyang has succeeded in developing “cold launch” technology, which means it can fire a ballistic missile vertically from a submarine.

The sub-launched KN-11 ballistic missile is powered by the newly developed high-power solid fuel engine.

Click on the graphic for an expanded view.

Sub-atomic
Sub-atomic
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