North Korea’s latest missile puts Australia in range experts say

North Korea’s successful launch of an intercontinental ballistic test missile, that experts believe can travel more than 6700km, brings parts of Australia into range for the rogue nation.

North Korea’s state media said yesterday’s launch was ordered and supervised by leader Kim Jong Un and sent the Hwasong-14 933km to an altitude of 2802 km over a flight time of 39 minutes.

US missile analyst David Wright said that would give it a potential range of over 6700km, which would in theory have the capability of striking northern parts of Australia, including Darwin and Cairns.

Mr Wright said the available figures implied the missile had “a maximum range of roughly 6,700 km on a standard trajectory”.

Hi res pics:


the korean hype is like “iran will build a bomb” theatrics..lots of bluff..lots of hot words..but very little real worst the north might take a hit at a missile base..but don’t even count on that..

its all a bit tiresome really..


~ by seeker401 on July 6, 2017.

6 Responses to “North Korea’s latest missile puts Australia in range experts say”

  1. “We don’t want a unified Korean peninsula … We [also] don’t want the North Koreans to cause more trouble than the system can absorb.”
    —Hillary Clinton, 2013, speech to Goldman Sachs

  2. Seems to me, China is telling Australia, it’s their turn to pay the North Korean dictator off because the U.S. is pretty much tapped out protecting that New SIlk Road for China and have their laundry all tied up in other interests. If China doesn’t like what the North Korean lunatic son is doing, well, they need to find another pocket to pick ???

  3. Reblogged this on World Peace Forum.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: