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North Korea Test Fires New Type of Ballistic Missile - State Media

© Korean Central News Agency (KCNA)Hwasong-18 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test-fired by North Korea on July 13, 2023
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - North Korea has carried out a successful test-launch of a new type of tactical ballistic missile, Hwasongpho-11Da-4.5, the Voice of Korea broadcaster reported on Tuesday.
"The test-fire was conducted with a missile tipped with a simulated heavy warhead to verify flight stability and hit accuracy at the maximum range of 500 kilometers [310 miles] and the minimum range of 90 kilometers," the statement read.
The launch took place on Monday, the broadcaster said.
Hwasongpho-11Da-4.5 is a tactical ballistic missile capable of carrying 4.5 ton-class super-large warhead. Its test launch was part of regular activities of Pyongyang's Missile Administration and affiliated defense science centers, the broadcaster said.
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