North Korea missile passes re-entry test in breakthrough for nuclear programme

IMG_0336The ballistic missile launched by North Korea on May 14 successfully re-entered the Earth’s atmosphere, according to analysts, a significant breakthrough for Pyongyang’s missile programme. Defence officials in South Korea and the US have confirmed that the launch of the liquid- fuel Hwasong-12 was a success. North Korea claimed that the weapon reached an altitude of 2,111.5 km (1,312 miles) and travelled a distance of 489 miles before breaching Japan’s Air Defence Identification Zone and splashing down in the Sea of Japan……Read More