North Korea May Have Disguised Hwasong-17 ICBM Test, Seoul Says

Kim Jong Un leading the Hwasong-17 TEL.
Credit: KCNA
SEOUL, SINGAPORE—North Korea may have used an improved Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) in disguise for its claimed Hwasong-17 test on March 24, South Korean military and analysts say. Images released by North Korean state media showing the new Hwasong-17 ICBM are likely instead...
Kim Minseok

Kim Minseok covers South Korean defense. He has worked as a journalist for South Korean military magazines Military Review and Defense Times. Mr Kim is also a research fellow at the Korea Defense and Security Forum, a think tank.

Chen Chuanren

Chen Chuanren is the Southeast Asia and China Editor for the Aviation Week Network’s (AWN) Air Transport World (ATW) and the Asia-Pacific Defense Correspondent for AWN, joining the team in 2017.

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