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Friday, February 16, 2018

NYT: North Korea has created threatening US with missiles of Ukraine

Major successes of North Korea in its missile program have Ukrainian roots. With such a sensational statement was made by the newspaper The New York Times, after reviewing the report of the International Institute for strategic studies (IISS) and data security services.

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The publication notes that outside help may explain how North Korea after a series of unsuccessful launches were able to make significant progress in such a short time.

According to the NYT, over the past two years, North Korea has revised the design of their rockets and changed vendors.

Experts photos was able to determine that the engines of the missiles Hwasong-14 — a engines R-250 Soviet heavy ICBM R-36. Talking about this characteristic, the nozzle of main engine R-250, and four suspension steering engine, repeats the scheme of the R-36.

These rockets and engines to do it at the Dnepropetrovsk “Yuzhmash”. In 2014, after breaking ties with Russia, the company was able to send engines to the DPRK.

It is known that six years ago North Korean intelligence tried to steal with “Yuzhmash” missile secrets, but spies were unmasked. It is not excluded that after the coup attempt proved to be successful.

In turn, the “Yuzhmash” all these accusations categorically deny.


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