NK’s new missile program
North Korea is building a new missile base near its border with China to launch rockets that exceed its current range capability, South Korea’s defence minister said today.
Lee Sang-hee told South Korea’s parliament that the new missile site on North Korea’s west coast was designed to fire “a bigger-sized missile or satellite projectile” than rockets deployed on the North’s existing Taepodong facility on the country’s east coast.
North Korea’s missile programme has been a key regional concern, along with its nuclear programme – the country carried out its only nuclear test in 2006.
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