Saturday, October 15, 2016

U.S. And South Korean Officials: North Korean Missile Exploded Shortly After Liftoff

Reuters: U.S. detects failed North Korean missile test: Pentagon

The U.S. military detected a failed North Korean test launch of an intermediate ballistic missile, the Pentagon said on Saturday.

The test-firing was the latest in a series conducted by North Korea in violation of United Nations resolutions, drawing a fresh U.S. vow to take its concerns to the world body and seek to hold North Korea "accountable for these actions."

The U.S. Strategic Command's systems detected that the Musudan missile failed in a launch conducted near North Korea's northwestern city of Kusong, the Pentagon said in a statement.

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More News On The U.S. Detecting A Failed North Korean Missile Launch

North Korean missile exploded shortly after liftoff, says U.S. and South Korea -- AP
US military detects failed N. Korean missile launch -- AFP
US military detects failed North Korea ballistic missile test launch -- ABC News Online
North Korea: US says it detected failed missile test -- BBC
US detects failed North Korean ballistic missile launch -- CNN
U.S. Detects Failed North Korean Missile Test -- ABC News
U.S. Detects Failed North Korean Missile Launch -- WSJ
U.S. detects failed North Korean midrange missile test -- UPI
North Korea Carries Out Failed Missile Test – US Military -- Sputnik

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I am thinking the United States should send a strongly worded memo. The Koreans will pay attention to that.