US ready to use ‘full range of capabilities’ to counter North Korean threat
Watch: North Korea’s recent test of ICBM capable of reaching AlaskaNorth Korea has released the footage of the intercontinental ballistic missile test it carried out on Tuesday. The video shows the missile launch from various points of view.
A day after Pyongyang tested an intercontinental ballistic missile, the North Korean regime released the footage of the launch, which constitutes a new threat to America due to the fact that this type of missile is capable of reaching Alaska. In the footage, the stages of the missile launch are seen from various perspectives.
After the test, North Korea stated that “the launch was conducted under the supervision of supreme leader Kim Jong-un and the missile can reach any place in the world.” It was also stated that the missile reached an altitude of about 2,800 kilometers and successfully hit its target after flying for 39 minutes.
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According to an analysis of the incident, the ICBM, dubbed HS-14, was launched into a high trajectory in order to test the flight of the maximum possible range without passing over Japan and other countries in the region.
In response to the launch, the US and South Korea held a joint military drill during which the armies launched missiles into the Sea of Japan. According to the US Army, the purpose of the exercise was to exhibit the strong cooperation between Washington and Seoul.
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