Various sources are reporting that North Korea test-launched two ballistic missiles tonight on lofted trajectories.
One of the missiles is reported to have reached a maximum altitude of 910 km (570 miles) and splashed down at a range of 450 km (280 miles) from the launch point. This missile would have had a burnout speed of about 3.74 km/s with a loft angle of 81.5 degrees, and a flight time of about 17 minutes.
If flown on a standard trajectory with the same payload, that missile would have a maximum range of about 1,900 km (1,200 miles).
This would classify the missile as medium range (1,000 to 3,500 km).
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