CNN: North Korea has tested the missile launch from a submarine
The U.S. military found “extremely unusual, unprecedented activity” on the North Korean submarine, which was probably carried out a test launch of a missile, CNN reported, citing Pentagon sources.
Interlocutors believe that we are talking about the so-called “cold start” in which the rocket launcher out of the compartment is pushed and vapor in the air starts the engines. This year these tests North Korea has conducted three times, including twice in July.
The results of the run are not reported. At the same time, the sides of the TV company note: if it was implemented on a standard trajectory, it could pose a potential threat to such cities as Los Angeles, Denver and Chicago. On 28 July, the DPRK launched ballistic missiles, which the United States is considered Intercontinental.
The US President Donald trump, commenting on the response plans of the White House had previously said: “We will cope with North Korea, we will be able to cope with them, and we can handle it. We’ll figure it out”. Press Secretary of the administration explained that “on the table now all options”, but about specific choices trump is not yet covered.
The U.S. permanent representative to the UN, Nikki Haley said that negotiations with North Korea in the past.