A missile launched during a military drill in North Korea. Photo: ReutersA missile launched during a military drill in North Korea. Photo: Reuters
A missile launched during a military drill in North Korea. Photo: Reuters

North Korea’s latest missiles may be copies of Russian designs able to evade US-made defence systems, officials say

  • The similarities to Russian Iskander are so strong that some experts dubbed Pyongyang’s version ‘the Kimskander’ after the tests
  • The tests appeared aimed at increasing pressure on the White House to resume negotiations that stalled after a Trump-Kim summit in Hanoi

Topic |   North Korea
A missile launched during a military drill in North Korea. Photo: ReutersA missile launched during a military drill in North Korea. Photo: Reuters
A missile launched during a military drill in North Korea. Photo: Reuters
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