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That Ain’t My Truck: Where North Korea Assembled Its Chinese Transporter-Erector-Launchers

That Ain’t My Truck: Where North Korea Assembled Its Chinese Transporter-Erector-Launchers

This article is co-authored by Jeffrey Lewis, Melissa Hanham and Amber Lee. On April 15, 2012, North Korea paraded what appeared to be six road-mobile missiles, quickly identified in the media as KN-08 intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM), through Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang. Attention immediately focused on these unusual vehicles, [...]

North Korea’s New Long-Range Missile: Fact or Fiction?

North Korea’s New Long-Range Missile: Fact or Fiction?

Introduction North Korea’s unveiling of a new long-range missile in its April 15 parade, designated the KN-08 by Western experts, has caused a great deal of speculation. Some analysts have even concluded that the weapons on display were not real. The paraded missiles are certainly not weapons ready for launching. But I believe they are [...]

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