North Korea still rubbish at launching missiles – an annotated infographic

Try as they might – and Lord above knows they will keep trying – the North Korean army does seem to mightily suck at launching missiles. The latest abject failure was the launch of an intermediate-range Musudan missile, the latest in a string of high-profile disappointments. North Korea attempted three test launches of the Musudan in April, all of which failed, US and South Korean officials have said. The rest of the pleasingly sane, non-homicidal, sensibly coiffured world can continue to breathe easy, hoping that the bumbling, ineffectual performance of the North Korean army continues for many years to come, … Continue reading North Korea still rubbish at launching missiles – an annotated infographic

North Korea testing ballistic missiles capable of reaching the USA – an annotated infographic

North Korea has conducted an engine test of an intercontinental ballistic missile and is believed to plan a test flight of the whole system, according to a US think tank. The KN-08 missile, which is believed to have a range of more than 10,000km – enough to deliver a nuclear warhead to the USA – has been tested throughout March and April, the think tank 38 North has revealed in a report. Commercial satellite imagery indicates movement and removal of missile stages and fuel tanks as well as changes in the flame trench that point to North Korea having conducted … Continue reading North Korea testing ballistic missiles capable of reaching the USA – an annotated infographic