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Coree-North-Missiles: North Korea says Hypersonic Missile
by Josh Smith
Seoul (Reuters) - North Korea announced Thursday to successfully proceed with the second trial shot of a hypersonic missile, while the discussions with the United States and South Korea on the denuclearization of the peninsula are always blocked.
This test, carried out on Wednesday, is the first North Korean missile shot since October 2021, and the first of a hypersonic missile since September. He was immediately sentenced by the United States, Japan and South Korea.
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unlike the ballistic missiles, which fly away in space before taking a more direct trajectory, the hypersonic missiles fly at low altitude towards their target and can reach five times the speed of the sound - about 6,200 kilometers per hour .
The great military powers - United States, Russia, China - have launched for months in a campaign race to develop this type of sophisticated missile intended to reduce the reaction time and the establishment of defense mechanisms of the target.
The United States completed last month the construction of a long-range radar of $ 1.5 billion (1.3 billion euros) for its missile missile defense system in Alaska according to Washington to detect both ballistic missiles and hypersonic from countries like North Korea.
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© Jung Yeon-I / AFP Sud-Korean soldiers assemble custody along the "DMZ", January 1, 2022, to Paju. On the night of 31 December on January 1, a man slightly penetrated into the territory of North Korea, one of the world's most closed countries. This would be the second time the man crosses the "demilitarized zone" (DMZ) that separates the ermital kingdom from South Korea, according to the authorities of Seoul.
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During North Korean Trial Shooting Wednesday , a hypersonic ogive detached from his launcher and "accurately reaches" his target at 700 km away, reported the official news agency KCNA.
Northern Korea has no longer conducted nuclear weapons or intercontinental ballistic missiles since 2017, but has been developing in recent years a range of missiles and more maneuverable ogives aimed at American or South Korean defenses.
According to Ankit Panda, researcher at the Carnegie Foundation for International Peace, the missile tested Wednesday differs from that drawn last September, the Hwasong-8.
During an interview with his Japanese counterpart Yoshimasa Hayashi, the leader of American diplomacy Antony Blinken condemned this new test and discussed cooperation to achieve a complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula and lasting peace.
Negotiations to convince North Korea to give up its nuclear and ballistic programs are neutrally after the succession of peaks between the former US President Donald Trump and the North Korean number Kim Jong-one, who n " have led to any agreement.
The administration of President Joe Biden is open to discussions but Pyongyang claims concrete action by the United States to put an end to military exercises and sanctions as part of what he considers a "policy" hostile".
Northern Korea has been the target of international sanctions since its first military nuclear tests in 2006.
(Josh Smith report; French version Jean Terzian and Jean-Stéphane Brush, edited by Blandine Hénault)
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