Saturday, September 13, 2008

North Korea builds new ICBM site

Satellite imagery reveals that North Korea has built a new site capable of launching ballistic missiles with nuclear warheads.

Tongch'ang-dong facility near Pongdong-ni, North Korea
Pongdong-ni's location was discovered by Janes Intelligence Group Photo: AP

The Pongdon-ni site is located in the hills near the China border and has a tower capable of supporting the
Taepodong-2 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) with a range of 6,000 miles.


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