From ArsTechnica:

The Musudan intermediate range ballistic missile. Four of these missiles have failed in test launches over the past two months.

The Musudan intermediate range ballistic missile. Four of these missiles have failed in test launches over the past two months.

An image from video released yesterday by North Korean state media of a submarine ballistic missile test launch.

The sub-launched missile test actually took place in April.

The KN-08 intercontinental ballistic missile has thus far gone untested, but it could conceivably strike at the western continental US.

On Wednesday, the state media of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) broadcast video of leader Kim Jong Un watching what appears to have been a successful launch of a submarine-launched ballistic missile. However, the launch actually took place in April. The footage was broadcast now, according to analysts, likely as an attempt to demonstrate North Korea’s nuclear threat as a senior DPRK official meets with China this week. The broadcast may also be an attempt to draw attention away from a string of…

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