North Korea has flown a new type of short-range ballistic missile (SRBM), just days after tests of the KN-23 weapon, first revealed in February 2018.  Two missiles flew 400 km (250 mi.) from Hamhung in the eastern part of North Korea, reaching an altitude of 48 km and a maximum speed of Mach 6.1, the South Korean joint chiefs of staff reportedly said on the day of the tests, Aug. 11. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said the latest missile suited the topography of “our ...

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