North Korea Tests Improved ‘Hypersonic Glide Vehicle’

North Korea fired the unnamed missile on the morning of Jan.11 local time.
Credit: KCNA
SINGAPORE/SEOUL—North Korea claims that it successfully test fired a “hypersonic missile” on the morning of Jan. 11 that was carrying an improved “hypersonic glide vehicle (HGV).” North Korean state news agency KCNA said its “HGV” glide jumped for 600 km (373 mi.) before executing an off-azimuth...

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