In Japan announced what height has reached a North Korean rocket

© AFP 2017 / Kazuhiro NOGIТрансляция news in Tokyo about a new missile launch of the DPRK. 15.09.2017In Japan announced what height has reached a North Korean rocket© AFP 2017 / Kazuhiro FOOT

The altitude ballistic rockets fired by the DPRK on Friday morning, was about 800 kilometers, and the range of the order of 3700 kilometers, said at a press conference, Secretary General of the government of Japan Acehide Suga.

Earlier, the South Korean military called about the same data, noting that the rocket reached an altitude of 770 kilometers and flew 3,700 miles. The authorities of Japan declared that the missile fell in 2 thousand kilometers from the shores of the country. According to new information, this distance amounted to 2.2 thousand kilometers.

«The missile range was 3,700 miles, a height of about 800 kilometers. Flying over the territory of Japan, she fell in 2200 miles from Cape Erimo in Hokkaido,» said the speaker of the government.

The missile with a flight range of 3,700 kilometers, with a reserve able to reach the American island of GUAM, if released from North Korea in a South-easterly direction.

The missile North Korea fired about 6.57 (00.57 GMT), in the period from 7.04 (1.04 MSK) to 7.06 (1.06 GMT) to fly over the territory of Japan and 7.16 (1.16 MSK) fell in the vicinity of Cape Erimo in Hokkaido. Damage to aircraft and sea-going vessels were recorded. There is also no information about the detection of fallen debris in Japan.

This is not the first recent launch of a ballistic missile. On the morning of August 29, the DPRK conducted a similar launch, the rocket flying over Japanese territory, fell in 1180 kilometers from Cape Erimo in Hokkaido. Later, the DPRK confirmed that it had tested a ballistic missile «And 12», the test was personally attended by the country’s leader Kim Jong-UN. Then on 3 September, the DPRK tested a nuclear warhead, against which military experts are inclined to believe that it was a hydrogen bomb.

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