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Pentagon Confirms New Type of Missile Launched by North Korea

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On Wednesday, Department of Defense officials said that that the recent ballistic missile North Korea fired was a weapon the U.S. had never before seen used by the rogue nation. According to a spokesman, the missile, which was fired from a new mobile launch site, contained a re-entry vehicle. The spokesman went on to add that the missile is capable of traveling more than 3,500 miles, meaning it could potentially reach US territory in Alaska. Despite the new capabilities, the department added that the US and its allies still do not deem the missile to be a threat as of now.

Added on the 05/07/2017 14:39:23 - Copyright : Wochit

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