David Wright

Photos of the Hwasong-15 missile North Korea launched on its November 29 test suggest it is considerably more capable than the long-range missiles it tested in July. This missile’s length and...

News reports say that a Cathay Airlines flight crew on November 29 reported seeing North Korea’s missile “ blow up and fall apart ” during its recent flight test. Since reports also refer to this as...

After more than two months without a missile launch, North Korea did a middle-of-the-night test (3:17 a.m. in Japan) today that appears to be its longest yet. Reports are saying that the missile test...

Press reports say President Trump will likely not certify Iranian compliance with the Iran nuclear deal in the near future, setting up a situation in which Congress can reimpose sanctions and...

North Korea conducted another missile test at 6:30 am September 15 Korean time (early evening on September 14 in the US). Like the August 28 test , this test appears to have been a Hwasong-12 missile...

Yesterday’s missile launch by North Korea is reported to have been launched from a site near the capitol city of Pyongyang (Sunan) and landed 2,700 kilometers (km) (1,700 miles) to the east after...

Based on current information, today’s missile test by North Korea could easily reach the US West Coast, and a number of major US cities. Reports say that North Korea again launched its missile...

In a previous post , I estimated what North Korea could have learned from its May 14 Hwasong-12 missile test that is relevant to developing a reentry vehicle (RV) for a longer range missile. I’ve...

Current reports of North Korea’s July 4 missile test say the missile had a range of “ more that 930 km ” (580 miles), and flew for 37 minutes (according to US Pacific Command). A...

A week after the test launch of an intermediate-range Hwasong-12 missile, North Korea today tested a medium-range missile. Based on press reports, this appears to be a Pukguksong-2 missile, which is...

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