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North Korean launch site of nuclear-capable ballistic missile identified

19 February 2017 Sean O'Connor

Above image: North Korea's town Kaepoong seen from the unification observatory in Paju, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. Source: PA

Jane's has identified the launch site used by North Korea to test a road-mobile Pukkuksong-2 ballistic missile on the morning of 12 February.

road-mobile Pukkuksong-2 ballistic missile test site idenified

Above - test firing location. Image source: Airbus Defence and Security Satellite imagery

Nick Hansen, a Jane's contributor, previously identified the location to Jane's as a site of interest. The site is located approximately nine kilometres north of Panghyon Airfield, where North Korea previously tested Musudan missiles in 2016.