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Yun Sun Quoted on South Korea Missile Defense Test Failure

By Yun Sun
in Program

South Korea suffered an embarrassing failure of one of its indigenously developed missiles Friday, raising questions about whether it’s prepared for a conflict with nuclear-armed North Korea.

In a show of force, Seoul test-launched two Hyunmoo-2 intermediate-range ballistic missiles near the border with North Korea just minutes after Pyongyang tested its own intermediate-range missile and flew it over Japan. But not all the South’s missiles hit their intended target.

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