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Ralph Savelsberg and James Kiessling

Ralph Savelsberg is an associate professor at the Netherlands Defence Academy, Den Helder, the Netherlands.

James Kiessling works under the Department of Defense, Washington, DC. This academic work does not reflect an official position or policy of the US government.

North Korea’s Musudan Missile: A Performance Assessment

North Korea’s Musudan Missile: A Performance Assessment

Introduction During a military parade in 2010, a mockup of a new North Korean ballistic missile was driven through Pyongyang on a transporter-erector-launcher (TEL). This missile has since been called by many names depending on the public source: North Korean labels correspond to “Hwasong-10,” stories speculating about sales refer to the [...]

Credit for photo of young North Korean girl: T.M. All rights reserved, used with permission.