Factbox-The 'monster missile' that may be involved in N.Korea's biggest ICBM test

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SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea conducted what would beryllium its largest intercontinental ballistic rocket (ICBM) trial ever connected Thursday, according to South Korea and Japan, bringing caller attraction to a monolithic caller rocket that whitethorn beryllium nether development.

North Korea has not confirmed what rocket was progressive successful the test, but it came aft officials successful Seoul and Washington said launches connected Feb. 27 and March 5 progressive parts of the Hwasong-17 ICBM system, apt successful mentation for yet conducting afloat trial similar the 1 connected Thursday.

The chartless rocket connected Thursday was reported to person flown for 71 miuntes to a maximum altitude of 6,200 km (3,853 miles) and a scope of 1,080 km (1,738 miles). That is further and longer than North Korea's past ICBM trial successful 2017, erstwhile it launched a Hw...

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