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North Korea Displays Rocket Ahead Of Launch; Japan Roll Out Missile Defences

April 9, 2012 Comments off

North Korea is preparing a long-range rocket for launch, defying international warnings against violating a ban on missile activity.

Pyongyang said last month it would launch what it claims is an observation satellite, the Kwangmyongsong-3 (Shining Star), using a three-stage rocket during celebrations for the 100th anniversary of North Korean founder Kim Il-Sung’s birth.


Experts say the launch of the Unha-3 (Milky Way 3) rocket, which is Read more…