Skip to comments.Second North Korean missile launch would be unprecedented.
Posted on 11/28/2012 12:50:46 PM PST by teflon9
While new satellite images show preparations for what is believed to be a coming long-range missile launch by North Korea, a second attempt in 2012 would be unprecedented, a top satellite image analyst told Security Clearance.
There have been four launches of this scale since 1998, including a failed attempt in April of this year. A second launch in 2012 would be the first time North Korea has launched two systems of this class, their largest missile class, in less than three years.
"The fact that they are now apparently preparing for a second launch in 2012 indicated that the decision to do this was made at the highest level," said DigitalGlobe analyst Joe Bermudez.
The North Koreans are looking for "maximum political impact" domestically, regionally and internationally with a test launch such as this, according to Bermudez, calling it a "very politically motivated event."
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More inmates coming in to the NK Gulag soon.
It’s great fun watching their failures.
Let’s hope they don’t kidnap any German rocket scientists in order to sort things out.
Get the laser anti missile defense system ready to use from the sub! Oh, and the frequency jamming gear too!
If I got a hit in each of my first ten games and then got two in the 11th game, wouldn’t hitting two be unprecedented, even though I already had 10 hits ?
Although I will admit I had to think about it.
Are you slamming CNN about outrageous overuse of excessively descriptive adjectives?
Just another shakedown for more appeasement money.
OK, how much $$$$$$ do they want this time? Cough up America, or else.
Kimthree gonna put some more scientists and engineers into the deep kimchi if this thing fails again....or WHEN this thing fails again
But what if they hit Washington DC? Would that not be a good thing?
We live in an occupied nation, we are occupied by the US brand of Marxists today.
normally it takesthem everal years to scrape enough money together to build one. a lot of money blew up in april for them at the failed launch.
then after you execute all the people on the failed project, it takes time to train a new crew of people.