The defense Ministry of Japan: DPRK launched the missile flew about 350 km
TOKYO, February 12. /Offset. TASS Igor Belyaev/. A ballistic missile launched by the DPRK, flew about 350 km and fell into the sea of Japan. This was stated by Japan’s defense Minister Tomomi Inada.
“According to our estimates, the missile flew about 350 km and fell into the sea of Japan,” said Inada, noting that the Japanese defense Ministry continues the analysis of incoming information.
Previously, the chiefs of staff of the Republic of Korea noted that the launch was made at about 07:55 local time (01:55 GMT) from the landfill in the North West province’s Do. According to the South Korean military, the missile flew about 500 km.
At the moment the type of ballistic missile is specified, it is assumed that this could be the type missile “Musudan” with a range of 2,5−4 thousand km, or “Nodong”, the range of which is 1.5−2 thousand km.