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The Contours of a Negotiated Nuclear-Missile Deal with North Korea

Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses
December 12, 2017
By Dr. G. Balachandran

North Koreaís Hwasong-15 missile test on November 28 has intensified international concerns about the developments in North East Asia. The missile, fired in an almost vertical trajectory, reached a height of nearly 4500 km before falling in the East China Sea, within Japanís Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), after travelling 860 km downrange. The total flight time was reported to be 53 minutes. No additional details of the test, such as the weight of the payload for instance, were given.
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