Timeline: North Korea’s missile launches in the past year

Source:Globaltimes.cn Published: 2017/4/6 16:44:47

April 16, 2017

North Korea reportedly tested an unidentified missile from its eastern coastal city of Sinpo, with the Pentagon confirming that it had failed, Xinhua reported.

April 5, 2017

North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile from Sinpo in its North Hamgyeong Province, flying about 60 km into eastern waters, South Korea's defense ministry said. 

March 22, 2017

Pyongyang test-launched what was presumed to be a Musudan intermediate-range ballistic missile from its eastern region, but it failed as it exploded in midair, Xinhua reported.

February 12, 2017

North Korea test-fired an intermediate-range ballistic missile, called Pukguksong-2, according to Yonhap.

October 15, 2016

North Korea test-launched an intermediate-range ballistic missile from its North Pyongan Province, but failed as the missile exploded soon after its liftoff, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said. 

September 5, 2016

North Korea fired three ballistic missiles into eastern waters, said the 15-nation Council in a press statement of the UN Security Council.

August 24, 2016

North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile from a submarine off its east coast into the sea, a South Korean defense ministry official told Xinhua.

August 3, 2016

North Korea fired one ballistic missile into east waters from South Hwanghae province, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said. 

July 19, 2016

North Korea test-fired two medium-range Rodong ballistic missiles and one shorter-range Scud missile, Xinhua reported. 

June 23, 2016

North Korea test-launched a surface-to-surface medium- and long-range strategic ballistic missile Hwasong-10, according to its state media KCNA.

April 24, 2016

North Korea conducted an underwater test-fire of strategic submarine ballistic missile, the country's official news agency KCNA reported.

March 20, 2016

North Korea fired a medium-range ballistic missile into the sea off the country's east coast, Yonhap news agency reported. 

March 10, 2016

North Korea fired short-range ballistic missiles into the sea.


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