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The Hwasong 12 – A MIRV Missile to Counter US BMD Systems

Authors: S. Chandrashekar, Rajaram Nagappa and N.Ramani

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To cite: S. Chandrashekar, Rajaram Nagappa and N.Ramani. Can North Korean Missiles Reach the US Mainland? ISSSP Report No. 06-2017. Bangalore: International Strategic and Security Studies Programme, National Institute of Advanced Studies, August 2017, available at isssp.in/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/The-Hwasong-12%E2%80%93-A-MIRV-Missile-to-Counter-US-BMD-Systems.pdf

Through its Hwasong 12 launch of August 28 2017 North Korea is sending out a clear signal to the US and its allies in the Asia Pacific region that it is able to add an MIRV capability to its nuclear arsenal. This would effectively counter any BMD system that its adversaries may have deployed.

 

 

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About the Authors

S. Chandrashekar is JRD Tata Chair Professor in the International Strategic and Security Studies Programme, NIAS, Bangalore. He can be reached at chandrashekar.schandra@gmail.com

Rajaram Nagappa is a Programme Head, International Strategic and Security Studies Programme, NIAS, Bangalore. He can be reached at r.nagappa@gmail.com

N. Ramani is Visiting Professor in the International Strategic and Security Studies Programme, NIAS, Bangalore. He can be reached at narayan.ramani@gmail.com


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