Soyuz versus Hwasong 14 Exhaust Plume

July 30, 2017 Mbeljac 0

This is cool. Just some nerd fun. Check out the first video. This shows a launch of the Russian Soyuz space launch vehicle, the old workhorse of the Soviet and Russian space programme. It’s lineage goes all the way back to the R7 Semyorka, the first Soviet ICBM and the […]

Some Implications of North Korea’s July 28 Hwasong-14 ICBM Test

July 30, 2017 Mbeljac 0

On July 28 North Korea test launched the Hwasong-14 (KN-20) ICBM, at about the time Pyongyang marks “victory” in the Korean War. According to the North Koreans the second test launch of the Hwasong-14 was brought forward. Reliability is essential for nuclear deterrence, and a credible long range missile developed […]