Monthly Archives: December 2017

North Korea’s Hwasong-15 Reentry Vehicle and the Window of Vulnerability

Soyuz, Falcon-9, Ariane, Long March and so on are rockets whose purpose is to deliver a payload into space. Military missiles are no different, indeed this feature is more pronounced with military rockets, and the Hwasong-15 ICBM is a good … Continue reading

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Where Do We Go From Here? Prospects for Mutual Deterrence Post the Hwasong-15 ICBM Test.

One of the, many, big questions occasioned by North Korea’s first test flight of its big new missile is where do we, but also where do they, go from here. To be sure not only Pyongyang and Washington are players … Continue reading

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North Korea’s Hwasong-15 ICBM and The Window of Vulnerability

In 1954 President Eisenhower exclaimed that, “soon even little countries will have a stockpile of these bombs, and then we will be in a mess.” Many have, correctly, emphasised that the Hwasong-15 ICBM is a big heavy missile. That’s half … Continue reading

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