S. Korea, US Name Upgraded Version of N. Korean ICBM

Write : 2016-04-01 18:38:27 Update : 2016-04-01 18:39:02

S. Korea, US Name Upgraded Version of N. Korean ICBM

The militaries of South Korea and the U.S. are known to have named the upgraded version of North Korea's KN-08 road-mobile intercontinental ballistic missile the "KN-14."
 
Responding to a question during a regular briefing Friday, Seoul's Defense Ministry spokesman Moon Sang-gyun said that South Korean and U.S. authorities are believed to have tentatively named the KN-08's upgraded version KN-14.
 
During a military parade marking the North's ruling Worker's Party's 70th founding anniversary last October, the North unveiled a KN-08, which features a more rounded warhead. 
 
A U.S. defense news outlet, the Washington Free Beacon, reported Thursday that North Korea developed an upgraded version of the KN-08.
 
South Korea and the U.S. customarily issue names for new missiles comprising of the letters KN, the initials of North Korea backwards followed by a number. 
 

  • RSS
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • print
  • list
  • Top
prev  prev  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 next
Internet Radio On-Air Window to KBS WORLD Radio Window to KOREA
2018 Inter-Korean Summit
North Korea Inside
청취자 만족도 조사 결과 -E
Let's Learn Korean (Mobile)
More Service
RSS Service
  • RSS Service
  • You can subscribe to KBS World Radio’s news and other Web contents through RSS

<

3 / 4

>