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Hwasong-12
Teep Ballistic missile, Mobile IRBM/ICBM
Place o oreegin North Korea
Service history
In service Successful test on 14 May 2017[1]
Uised bi North Korea, Iran
Production history
Manufacturer North Korea
Specifications
Wecht 24.7 tons (est.)
Hicht 16.5 m (est.)
Diameter 1.5 m (est)
Warheid
Warheid wecht 500-650 kg (est.)

Ingine Liquid-propellant rocket, single chamber variant of Paektusan[2][3][4][4])
464.1 kN total
Propellant Hypergolic combination of unsymmetrical dimethylhydrazine (UDMH) as fuel, and either Dinitrogen tetroxide (N
2
O
4
)
Operational
range
3,700–6,000 km (est.)[5][6]
Flicht altitude 2,111.5 km at lofted trajectory (which reduces range to 787 km)
Guidance
system
Inertial
Accuracy greater than 5 km CEP[7]
Launch
platform
MAZ-based vehicle
Korean name
Chosŏn'gŭl 화성 12
Hancha 12
Revised Romanisation Hwaseong-12
McCune–Reischauer Hwasŏng-12

The Hwasong-12 (Korean: 화성 12, meaning Mars 12; KN-17 unner the U.S. naming convention),[8] in intelligence communities outside North Korea, is a mobile intermediate-range ballistic missile developed by North Korea. The Hwasong-12 was first revealed to the international community in a meelitary parade on 14 April 2017 celebrating the Day of the Sun which is the birthday anniversary of North Korea's founding President, Kim Il-sung.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. (Kim Jong Un Guides Test-fire of Ballistic Rocket Hwasong-12) - Youtube, courtesy of KCNA/ChosunTV
  2. http://www.b14643.de/Spacerockets/Specials/Hwasong-12/index.htm
  3. Diplomat, Ankit Panda and Vipin Narang, The. "North Korea's ICBM: A New Missile and a New Era". Retrieved 18 August 2017. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 "North Korea's Hwasong-12 Missile: Stepping Stone to an ICBM - NTI". www.nti.org. Retrieved 18 August 2017. 
  5. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named 38north-20170519
  6. 김효정 (15 May 2017). "北 "신형 중장거리미사일 발사 성공"…김정은 "美본토 타격권"(종합)". Retrieved 18 August 2017. 
  7. http://www.businessinsider.com/north-korea-threaten-guam-hwasong-12-error-not-work-2017-8
  8. "Hwasong-12 - Missile Threat". Retrieved 18 August 2017.