Daily Archives: July 8, 2017

Hwasong-14 LR-ICBM Reentry Vehicle: Carbon-Phenolic Ablative Heat Shield Leads to Sharper RV Compared to Previous KN-14?

Nomenclature of North Korea‚Äôs missiles has become confusing because of the fast pace of recent developments, however it seems that the Hwasong-14 LR-ICBM is a modification of the KN-08/KN-14. One could argue that the Hwasong-14 is a modification of the … Continue reading

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Hwasong-14: Second Stage is Where It’s At.

North Korea seems to be adopting a gradual step by step approach to developing an ICBM, with the Hwasong-12 and and Hwasong-14 tests being technological stepping stones to an ICBM with a 10,000 to 12,000km range. With the Hwasong-14 the … Continue reading

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